Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

World Cup | Mixed emotions for Man City stars
Messi, Ronaldo knocked out of FIFA World Cup on same day
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04 July, 2018

The 57-year-old, who managed his nation at the 2010 World Cup, has been a constant presence in Russian Federation this summer, with his freaky behaviour attracting plenty of attention - he even required medical attention after Argentina's thrilling win over Nigeria.

In all, Mbappe joins Pele and four other teenagers with multiple goals in one World Cup - Michael Owen (for England in 1998), José Altafini (for Brazil in 1958) Edmund Conen (for Germany in 1934) and Manuel Rosas (for Mexico in 1930).

Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach and is willing to work for free, as Jorge Sampaoli faces pressure to resign following their World Cup travails.

The Manchester City striker took the time to thank his family and supporters of the national team, but Sampaoli - whose future remains shrouded in doubt - was not included in his message.

With Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, KickOff.com explores the stars who could emerge as Ballon d'Or contenders.

That early morning June 30 game delivered a 3.9/12 in metered market ratings and 5.2 million for the Rupert Murdoch owned network.

Maybe a bit premature at the age of 19 to add the France wonderkid into the conversation but the World Cup stage is a competition for the best.

Edinson Cavani scored twice in the day's second game and Ronaldo scored none, giving Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal.

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Another shows fans setting off red flares as the World Cup party appeared to dominate the centre of the county town. But the Three Lions don't have the best record when it comes to knockout matches.


But Uruguay conceded their first goal of the World Cup after Pepe header.

Could a World Cup triumph land him the biggest individual honour there is?

'He's been the highest scorer in the Champions League and won a third Champions League in a row.

That remains the case as Russian Federation 2018 continues without Argentina, with an all-time great eager to point out that he never wanted to see his country fail despite what some might think.

However, Benjamin Pavard matched Di Maria's effort with an outstanding equaliser in the 57th minute before Mbappe took centre stage, securing Didier Deschamps' side a place in the quarter-finals, where they will play either Uruguay or Portugal.

He is still one of the most controversial faces in football, and he hit the headlines in Russian Federation for his colourful appearances at Argentina games.

Step aside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. there is a new group of kids on the block ready to seize the limelight and form the next generation of global megastars.


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