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'Jinx this' - Irate Diego Maradona gives middle finger on TV

Published 23/06/2014 | 11:06

Diego Maradona was again in the headlines for an obscene gesture made on live television.

The former Argentinean player and manager made the gesture against the president of the Argentinean Football Association, Julio Grondona, after the administrator had suggested Argentina scored against Iran because “jinxed” Maradona had left the stadium by then.

Maradona was responding to the claims of Grondona after Leo Messi’s stoppage-time winner against Iran on Saturday which seal Argentina’s place in the final 16.

Maradona was in the stands with his daughter, but left before half-time and shortly before the full-time whistle

“Jinx this,” Maradona said, looking at the camera of Venezuela’s Telesur broadcaster for which he works as a commentator at the World Cup and holding up his middle finger in response to Grondona’s comments to reporters.

 “Poor, stupid man. This is Messi’s merit, not because I left,” Maradona added.

Telesur is a left-leaning Caracas-based Latin American network set up by the late socialist leader Hugo Chávez as an intended counterpoint to what he saw as capitalist-dominated global media.

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