Diego Maradona was going nuts before Argentina's must-win World Cup match

Alex Livesey/Getty ImagesDiego Maradona celebrating Diego Maradona before a crucial World Cup match.
  • Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona was engaging in some ridiculous, must-see behaviour during the build-up to Argentina’s crucial World Cup match against Nigeria.
  • Maradona could be seen dancing, yelling, and waving banners with his own image on it.
  • Maradona’s antics have alread spawned memes.

Argentina has had a disastrous start to the World Cup, and went into Tuesday’s match against Nigeria needing a win in order to qualify for the knockout round. But former Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona certainly did not seem too fazed by the situation.

Prior to the match, cameras caught Maradona doing everything from dancing to attempting to fly.

Diego MaradonaJulian Finney/Getty ImagesMaradona celebrating with fans.

Naturally, the internet had plenty to say about Maradona’s pose.

When Messi scored his first goal of the tournament, our guy was thrilled.

That doesn’t mean Maradona hasn’t at times gotten caught up in the emotions of this World Cup.

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