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Diego Maradona Explains Antics At Argentina Game - He Was Full Of White Wine

Diego Maradona Explains Antics At Argentina Game - He Was Full Of White Wine
Credit: PA
Credit: PA
Maradona waves a Messi shirt. Image: PA
Maradona waves a Messi shirt. Image: PA
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"I don't know where they're getting it from that I had heart problems or I had to be an adrenaline shot. It all seems so mad, so stupid.

"It's 3am and we're just getting back to Moscow without any problems. No alcohol or important story."

He later wrote an Instagram message to clarify the situation that read: "I want to tell everyone that I am fine, that I am not, neither was I interned.

"In the halftime of the game against Nigeria, my neck hurt a lot and I suffered a decompensation.

"I was checked by a doctor and he recommended me to go home before the second half, but I wanted to stay because we were risking it all. How could I leave? I send a kiss to everyone, thanks for the support!'"





So that clears it up - sort of.

A middle-aged football legend, stuffed full of white wine, having the time of his life as his team finally showed up at the World Cup.


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To be honest, he could have sacrificed a goat and most people in Argentina would still think he was God.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Russia 2018, Diego Maradona, Argentina, World Cup

Mike Wood

Mike Meehall Wood is a freelance journalist and translator. He writes for LADbible, VICE and countless sports publications, focusing on rugby league, football and boxing. He is a graduate of Leeds University and maintains a fizzy pop obsession. Contact Mike at [email protected]

 

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