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WATCH: Maradona appears to collapse after Argentina win at World Cup match

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A video has emerged of Diego Maradona appearing to collapse and being helped by two people in his entourage into a chair after Argentina’s victory against Nigeria at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday.

Photographs showed the 57-year-old being tended to by parademics, although Argentinian daily Ola reported he later went to his hotel.

Argentina had grabbed a late winner in their final group game in the World Cup against Nigeria.

A highly emotional Maradona rushed to the front of the VIP box where he was watching and gave a one-fingered salute with both hands and shouted an obscene insult.

Argentina Messi. (AP)
Argentina Messi. (AP)

(With AFP)