Marcos Rojo, the Argentine player who twice scored the winning goals against Nigeria’s Super Eagles in two successive World Cup editions, will have his home town, La Plata hosting the crunchy Nigeria Flying Eagles’ duel with Brazil on Saturday.
Rojo’s two goals against the Super Eagles in encounters with Argentina in 2014 and 2018 were backbone-breaking.
At Brazil 2014, he scored the winning goal in Argentina’s 3-2 defeat of Nigeria at Porto Alegre.
Four years later, he again scored the winning goal that eliminated Nigeria from Russia 2018 when he lashed in a blinding shot, just six minutes to regulation time.
Now the Flying Eagles are dragged to La Plata, the home town of Rojo in their final group match with Brazil, their usual nemesis at the U-20 World Cup.
Brazil will face Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on the last match day of Group D in the FIFA U-20 World Cup this Saturday.
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