Maradona hits journalist

Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been caught on camera hitting a journalist on Saturday.

Last Updated: 11/08/14 at 17:20 Post Comment

Diego Maradona: Slapped the journalist on Saturday outside a theatre

Diego Maradona: Slapped the journalist on Saturday outside a theatre

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The confrontation took place as the 53-year-old left a theatre where he had taken his son - Diego Fernando - to see a children's play on Argentina's Day of the Child.

It has been reported the journalist winked at the mother of the former Barcelona and Napoli player's son - his ex-partner Veronica Ojeda.

Maradona, who won the World Cup as a player in 1986 and also managed his country from 2008 to 2010, is no stranger to confrontations with journalists.

In 1994, he was handed a suspended jail sentence of two years and 10 months for shooting at journalists with an air rifle outside his home. Four people were injured in the incident.

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