Marcos Rojo Goal Video: Watch Argentina’s Third Goal Against Nigeria

Marcus Rojo put Argentina up again against Nigeria on Wednesday in the World Cup Group F match.

Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa had scored two goals each for a 2-2 tie before Rojo notched a goal in the 50th minute.

The game was 2-1 going into halftime before Musa scored just two minutes into the second half.

Rojo scored just three minutes later.

See Rojo’s goal and Musa’s goal below.

See an Associated Press story below. 

Calm ahead of Argentina’s World Cup match 

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil—A few scuffles broke out among World Cup fans Wednesday in this southern Brazilian city that saw an estimated 80,000 Argentina soccer fans arrive to watch their national team take on Nigeria, but overall the scene was calmer than authorities feared.

There were concerns that some of Argentina’s infamous hooligan gangs might cause trouble in the city, and police responded by heavily patrolling in riot gear in the area around the stadium.

On Saturday, Argentina fans got into a melee with Brazilian fans, tossing beer bottles at each other, and there were fears worse would happen Wednesday in Porto Alegre, which is about 700 kilometers (430 miles) from the Argentine border.

But apart from a few isolated incidents, there was little violence as the match pitting Argentinaagainst Nigeria began.

Yinich Alcand, a Nigerian fan among thousands hanging out about 2 kilometers (a mile) from the stadium, said that the atmosphere was “electrifying, but the problem is there’s a shortage of tickets.”

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