Man United superstar Marcos Rojo saves the day for Messi and co.
Marcos Rojo’s dramatic winner sends Jorge Sampaoli’s side through to last 16.
Marcos Rojo was Argentina’s unlikely hero as his stunning late winner secured a 2-1 defeat of Nigeria that keeps Lionel Messi’s side in the World Cup.
The African nation looked like they were heading through to the last 16 at Argentina’s expense with four minutes to go of the final Group D game.
But the South American had other plans this time.
Manchester United superstar Marcos Rojo’s sensational low volley saved Jorge Sampaoli’s men and set up a showdown with France in the next round. While Croatia will play Denmark on Sunday.
Messi gave Argentina the lead in St Petersburg on Tuesday, the Barcelona superstar scoring a stunner to bring up the 100th goal of Russia 2018.
Soon another Barca legend Javier Mascherano dragged down Leon Balogun in the box shortly after the restart.
Chelsea wing master Victor Moses stepped up to roll Nigeria level and were so damn close to progressing to the next round.
But the Man United superstar decided to save the day for Messi and co.