Riyad Mahrez's reaction to Algeria's manager flying off the handle had Twitter in stitches

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So, the World Cup qualifiers are finally at an end and the continent of Africa is going to be very well represented in Russia.

After a gruelling process, five teams will make their way to Northern Europe come the summer months, with Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia all qualified.

Several big African nations missed out, particularly Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Algeria, three teams who all made it to Brazil in 2014.

Algeria are perhaps the most surprising omission given their impressive squad, with the likes of Riyahd Mahrez, Islam Slimani and Yacine Brahimi all established stars in Europe.

The former is the biggest name, with the Leicester City man winning the PFA Player of the Year back in 2015/16.

As such, Mahrez was given the duty of accompanying his manager in his most recent press conference after failing to reach Russia.


And it certainly wasn't the most calm of affairs, with Rabah Madjer turning in what has to be the angriest outburst from a manager ever seen.

This tops Kevin Keegan's famous 'I would love it' rant about Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United.


Imagine if the likes of Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte or Jurgen Klopp did this? They'd probably never leave the media spotlight again.

Twitter was left in stitches by his sheer anger and the one thing that tickled them the most was the reaction of poor old Mahrez, who looked like a lost child next to him.

He literally doesn't know where to look and who can blame him!


You can imagine that Mahrez has seen his international boss fly off the handle like that a few times in the dressing room.

I bet he wishes the soft spoken Claudio Ranieri was back next to him while speaking to the media.


Come January, the future of the mercurial Algerian winger will likely be questioned once again, with the Premier League elite still hovering over him.

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