Mandzukic makes fun of Mascherano's height during clash with Argentina

Mandzukic makes fun of Mascherano's height during clash with Argentina

- Mario Mandzukic mocks Mascherano's height during Croatia's match with Argentina

- A footage picked Paulo Dybala laughing about the gesture made by the striker

- Croatia defeated Argentina in their second group game leaving their hopes hanging

Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic the mocked Javier Mascherano about his height when both countries clashed in a Group D clash.

The Eastern European side defeated the South powerhouse b y 3-0 when both teams clashed during the bad-tempered match.

But the ex-Bracelona midfielder was at least given something to smile about during the closing stages in Nizhny Novgorod.

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Footage has emerged of Mascherano clashing with Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic in the closing stages of the game.

The veteran midfielder tried to have a word with the Juventus striker, only for him to turn around and got mocked of his height.

The 6ft 3 striker mockingly peered into the distance to try and spot the 5ft 9 in Mascherano as he stood right in front of him.

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With his side embarssingly losing on the night you would forgive Mascherano for taking it the wrong way.

But the Hebei China Fortune man saw the funny side of it instead, though in the background it was Paulo Dybala who seemed to find the whole stand-off hilarious.

Despite the damaging defeat Argentina's World Cup hopes remain alive after Nigeria beat Iceland by 2-0.

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Lionel Messi and co can reach the last-16 in Russia with victory over the Super Eagles on Tuesday night, and if Iceland fail to beat the Croats.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported the Super Eagles defeated Iceland by 2-0 in their second Group D match.

Two second half goals from Ahmed Musa was all Nigeria needed to over-power the strong Icelandic side.

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Source: Legit.ng

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