Nigeria Crashed out of the world cup following a 2-1 defeat by Argentina

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been elimiated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup after Argentina secured a late 2-1 win.

It all started with Messi, who scored in the 14th minute to give his side the lead .

But a tackle by Javier Mascherano, who grabbed his attacker inside the box, resulted in a VAR-confirmed penalty kick. Victor Moses had no trouble with it as he scored a fantastic goal to level the score line.

Nigeria crashes out of the World Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina

Argentina side then called in Cristian Pavon, Maxi Meza and Sergio Aguero off the bench for one final push. But it was Marcos Rojo, a defender, who got the winner with a right-footed finish in the 87th minute.

Thanks to Croatia’s win over Iceland, Agentina finish second in Group D. They’ll take on France in the round of 16.