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Diego Maradona's Reaction To Lionel Messi's Goal vs. Nigeria Was Incredible

diego maradona reacts to lionel messi's goal vs. nigeria

Lionel Messi had not been having the best 2018 World Cup. Until today. The Argentina star had gone several games without scoring a goal. Until today.

Argentina is taking on Nigeria in the final game of group play. The Argentines need a win in order to advance into the knockout round.

Messi has put his team on top. He scored a goal 14 minutes into this afternoon's contest.

The Argentina star reacted in relief, falling to the ground in joy. His country reacted in jubilation.

No one had a better reaction than Diego Maradona. The Argentina legend had an incredible reaction to the goal that was captured by FOX.

Check it out:

That. Was. Awesome.

There doesn't appear to be a much better feeling in sports than scoring a goal in the World Cup - or watching your favorite player score a goal in the World Cup.

Messi and Maradona just provided us with a great example of that. The rest of the game, meanwhile, can be seen on FOX.