From Maradona to Casillas: Ten biggest football scapegoats

Sport360 staff 14:26 30/06/2016

Many legendary footballers were massively pressurised by their country due to an exit from a World Cup or a major tournament.

This week, Lionel Messi was added to that list of scapegoats, being blamed for Argentina losing the Copa America 2016 final to Chile on penalties.

With that in mind, Sport360 looks at ten of the biggest footballers throughout history who have been hung, strung and quartered by their country, featuring the likes of Stuart Pearce, Diego Maradona, Fred and many more.