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DIEGO MARADONA RUMORS

Maradona refuses to be an 'advocate for corruption', backs Prince Ali

Diego Maradona has thrown his support behind Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein rather than incumbent Sepp Blatter by insisting that he refuses to be an "advocate for corruption". The Argentina legend traveled to Vienna to meet with the Jordanian candidate, who is also facing competition in the election from Portugal's Luis Figo and Netherlands' Michael van Praag...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Italian prosecutors seek defamation charges against Diego Maradona

MILAN -- Rome prosecutors are seeking charges against former Napoli star Diego Maradona for allegedly defaming the former head of Italy's tax collection agency. Prosecutors alleged during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday that Maradona claimed to be a victim of persecution by Equitalia, citing false documentation and irregular procedures. Maradona's lawyer, Angelo Pisani, denied...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fidel Castro Sends Letter To Diego Maradona, Quells Death Rumors (Photo)

Unlike many of the shots Diego Maradona took during his legendary soccer career, those rumors which claim Fidel Castro has died are wide of the mark. Maradona quashed Castro death rumors Monday by showing a signed, four-page letter he recently received from the former President of Cuba to Telesur, according to Reuters. Maradona didn’t share the contents...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona Allegedly Hits Former Fiancée Rocio Oliva On Camera (Video)

Diego Maradona might not be able to dribble his way out of this one. Maradona has come under heavy criticism after video of him allegedly striking his former fiancee, Rocio Oliva, emerged this week. The video of Maradona’s alleged attack on Oliva first aired this weekend on the Argentinian television show “Nosotros al Mediodía.” In it, Maradona yells at Oliva for using her...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video of Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend surfaces

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona can be seen hitting ex-girlfriend Rocio Oliva in a new video that has emerged. Oliva and Maradona have been in an on-and-off relationship that apparently has soured for good. According to Argentina news company Ciudad, Oliva claimed in June to have video and photo evidence of Maradona beating her. Things...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Brawls In Streets Of Croatia (Video)

Diego Maradona is up to his old tricks. Maradona, 53, recently was filmed fighting outside of a nightclub in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The Argentinian soccer legend tried to attack local fans, who wanted to take a picture with him, according to Metro. While Maradona’s friends kept the incident from escalating into a full-fledged fracas, the video still has been doing the rounds...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Soccer legend Diego Maradona slaps a reporter

Diego Maradona is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time. The former Argentine star and manager constantly draws attention from reporters and paparazzi, and he is not afraid to speak his mind. On Saturday, he did a lot more than just sharing his thoughts. As Metro pointed out, Maradona slapped […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Diego Maradona Slaps an Argentine Journalist

Diego Maradona is arguably one of the greatest soccer players to ever wear a pair of cleats, but he seems to make headlines for all the wrong reasons since retiring. In his most recent situation, Maradona was caught on film slapping an Argentine journalist after he apparently winked at Maradona’s girlfriend. Via Soccerly, who has more on the situation: Controversial Argentine...
Via Standing O Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch ‘Maradona ’86′ and ‘The Opposition’ On ESPN At 7pm ET Tonight; Review of New 30 For 30 Films

Last week’s Hillsborough documentary was the first of eight films that ESPN will show over the next few months as part of its ESPN’s 30 For 30 Soccer Series. Films two and three will air tonight at 7pm ET on ESPN with the debut of Maradona ’86 and The Opposition. While Hillsborough was a feature-length film, Maradona ’86 and The Opposition are closer to the lengths...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WAG Watch: Legendary Diego Maradona Gets Engaged To 23-Year-Old Rocio Oliva

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day, especially for iconic soccer legend Diego Maradona who spent the day in Rome getting engaged to his girlfriend. The world-renowned soccer star rented a room with a gorgeous view of Rome at the Eden Hotel, where he celebrated his engagement to 23-year-old Rocio Oliva with 25 guests including former players. During the preparations for the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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