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VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist

But we still love you, Diego!

Source: Daniel Enciso/YouTube

THE RUMOURS GOING round Argentina’s National Theatre after Diego Maradona’s car had cleared was that the journalist getting slapped in the above image had made some sort of gesture (possibly a wink) at El Diego’s girlfriend, Veronica Ojeda.

According to El Comercio, this is what he said as he squared up to his dictaphone-wielding rival:

“What is it, fool? Why mess with my wife if I do not mess with you?”

Fair enough.

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