Maradona expressed reservations about the country's prospects following Friday's draw and said Argentina could not be playing "any worse than they are" under coach Jorge Sampaoli.
It was first vandalised early this year, when the head and arms were cut off. That marked the fourth time a Messi-led Argentina squad lost in the final of a major global tournament, including the 2007 and 2015 Copa America and the 2014 World Cup, and he had come under some criticism for not achieving better results.
Vandals cut down the sculpture of the iconic star from the ankles completely ruining
That's a long lead-in to this story, in which Messi's statue in Buenos Aires has been chopped off at the ankles.
Messi had single handedly dragged his side to the World Cup with a hat-trick in the final qualifier against Ecuador.
God of War's store listing hints at March 22 release
It looks a lot more like the God of War I want to play now, so I'm hoping this date turns out to be accurate. The details were brought forward by Wario64, although the date has already been removed.
It's stated that in the past, Manchester City's efforts for Messi weren't completely serious, and were more half hopeful attempts, Marca state it was different this time, and the intentions were very real, regardless of what Pep Guardiola may say publicly.
Alongside the image of Messi stands other greats such as tennis stars Gabriela Sabatini and Guillermo Vilas, NBA basketball sensation Manu Ginobili and motorsport hero Juan Manuel Fangio.
Honduras election recount begins amid violence
But mistrust mounted amid odd delays in the vote count and the sudden reversal of Nasralla's early lead. Hernandez held a lead of more than 46 000 votes over Nasralla before the last-stage count.
Even though Messi is regarded as one of the best players in the history of the game, he does not exactly have a good relationship with many fans in his native country.
Jose Mourinho makes Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose his No.1 January target
Former Arsenal striker Wright believes Shaw would be a good addition to the Spurs team if Manchester United were willing to sell the England worldwide .