Diego Maradona takes to the pitch again

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Football great Diego Maradona has led Argentina to a 9-8 victory over Uruguay at an exhibition game in honour of former player Fernando Caceres.

The former coach for Argentina's 2010 World Cup national team scored the first goal at the 27th minute in the first half and the eighth goal at 20 minutes in the second half.

The indoor game was played in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.

Caceres, the 41-year-old former River Plate and Boca Juniors player, is still undergoing therapy for injuries received last November when he was shot in the head during an attempted carjacking.

The central defender lost his right eye and still has the bullet lodged in his head.

Jose Luis Calderon scored five goals and Ruben Capria scored two for the Argentines.

For Uruguay, Nicolas Moliterno scored three goals, Gabriel Cedras scored two, Martin Aguirrezabala scored two and Ruben "Polillita" Da Silva scored one.

Former World Cup player Claudio Caniggia was unable to play because of a knee injury.