Saturday 21 April 2018

Watch Diego Maradona’s awe-inspired reaction to Salt Bae preparing his food

Dinner is served!

Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona
Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona

By Max McLean, Press Association

There was a time when it appeared impossible to overwhelm Diego Maradona on a football pitch, but at Salt Bae’s dinner table it was a very different story.

Salt Bae (real name Nusret Gokce) rose to fame in 2017 after an Instagram video of the chef and restaurateur sprinkling salt over a steak went viral.

Since then he has prepared food for some of the world’s most famous people, including this two-time World Cup winner and one of the greatest footballers ever to play the game.

#saltbae#salt#saltlife LOVE ❤️ @maradona 🇹🇷🇦🇷

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And while Maradona is football royalty, it looks very much as though the Argentina superstar is the fan in these videos.

Two legends of their field, one beautiful moment.

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