WATCH | Maradona was a whole mood against Nigeria and the internet is howling
Argentina great Diego Maradona appeared to need help to walk after watching his national team dramatically beat Nigeria to survive in the World Cup. Subscribe to Multimedia LIVE here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive
Most of the continent may be in mourning at Nigeria's world cup loss to Argentina this week‚ but at least we had Diego Maradona to entertain us.
The football legend was sitting in the stands at the match and at every key moment he was either on his feet or throwing symbols with his fingers to show the world what he really thought of the action as it was unfolding.
In fact‚ the man got so animated that he reportedly had to be attended to by paramedics at the end of the match. According to The Independent‚ the 57-year-old was helped from his seat‚ before collapsing into a chair inside the stadium where paramedics stabilised him.
Just minutes before he was treated by paramedics he had jumped out of his chair to celebrate Argentina's last gasp win‚ throwing zap signs at the crowds below in celebration.
He was branded a "laughing stock" by some commentators but the social media streets were filled with memes and jokes in response to everyone's favourite football uncle.