Argentina legend Diego Maradona hospitalized after Nigeria match
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Maradona, arguably one of the best football players, acted unsteady during the match, as he danced with a Nigeria supporter before the match, fell asleep during the first half and celebrated Marcos Rojo’s 86th-minute winner with a middle-fingered towards Nigeria section in the stand.
The one and only Maradona pic.twitter.com/eibMTFpcKK— تلو تلو (@peymanolis) June 26, 2018
The 57-year old was seen being helped from his seat at the Stadium, before crashing into a chair inside the St Petersburg Stadium.
Diego Maradona has been taken to hospital after falling ill after celebrating the Marcos Rojo winner for Argentina vs Nigeria. Wishing him well. #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/3XzumjtvYW— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) June 26, 2018
He was attended to by Russian parademics and moved to a local hospital later.