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A video went viral online showing Diego Maradona, sort of drunk, at home, attempting an attack on his fiance Rocio Oliva.
Regardless of the incident and why it happened and how it ended, here are the main talking points:
- Who shot the video? And why?
- Who leaked the video? And why?
- Will it end the relation between the couple?
- Will it affect Maradona’s next professional step? (like, really?)
- Will Maradona chase the responsible parties?
Whatever Maradona does, he will always be a Maradona. He has done worse and better stuff, and he will never change.
I am only curious to know if he will be back any time soon to the United Arab Emirates and specifically Dubai, to assume any role, or continue his current one as Dubai’s Sports Ambassador, and whether he will take part in shooting Season 2 of The Victorious.
Adding salt to the wound, the legendary Maradona joined the crowds. Maradona was seen from inside the World Cup’s International Broadcast Center in Rio de Janeiro celebrating Brazil’s loss with the staff of an Argentine television network. He was singing the now famous “Brasil, Decime Que Se Siente” but changed the word ‘siente’ with ‘siete’ to indicate number 7 and point out the 1-7 loss of Brazil.
Enjoy the video!
If you have been following the World Cup in Brasil 2014, you surely couldn’t miss the one song that is repeated and heard everywhere by everyone.
The song is titled: Brasil Decime Que Se Siente.
It is set to the tune of “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival — and predicts not just triumph for Argentina, but deep humiliation for Brazil. And the players themselves have joined the choir [Check this video from the locker room of Argentina after the win over Belgium >>> HERE].
The same song and tune have been around for some years, but the lyrics are altered to fit the occasion of the World Cup – Brazil 2014. The words focus on Argentina’s celebration on Brazilian ground, with reference to four main things: 1- Brazilian humiliation at home by Argentinians 2- The goal that Claudio Cannigia scored in the World Cup – Italy 1990, against Brazil [check HERE] 3- Messi winning the World Cup in Brazil 4- Maradona is greater than Pele.
The lyrics of the song in English are sort of not structured (you can blame Google Translate for that), but here they are in a way or another:
Brazil, tell me how it feels
Having your Daddy here at home
I swear after all these years
We are never going to forget
That Diego slipped it by
To Cani who banged it home
You have been crying since Italy
Messi with no doubt
Will bring the Cup to us
Maradona is greater than Pele!
The Spanish words for the song are almost the following [You can download a clean version HERE]:
Brasil, decime qué se siente
tener en casa a tu papá…
Te juro que aunque pasen los años
nunca nos vamos a olvidar…
Que el Diego te gambeteó
que Cani te vacunó
que estás llorando desde Italia hasta hoy
A Messi lo vas a ver
la Copa nos va a traer
Maradona es más grande que Pelé…
Enjoy the song… Enjoy the atmosphere… Enjoy the videos below from everywhere…
Julio Grondona – the Argentina Football Association President – claimed, as many did, that Diego Maradona is bad luck to the Argentina National Team in Brasil 2014 World Cup.
The claim was based on the fact that Argentina was held to a scoreless draw against Iran while Maradona was watching the match from the stadium with his daughter. The moment Maradona left the stadium, Lionel Messi decided to show up and score the winning goal.
Maradona had a simple reply on live TV as per the photo below. [You can read more details about the incident HERE]
Gritándole al Viento is the name of the new song by APOLO featuring Diego Maradona and his daughter Dalma.
The Argentinean band APOLO collaborated with Maradona and shot the music video in April 2014. The shooting took place in Dubai – UAE, and Buenos Aires – Argentina. The song and the video were released just in time ahead of the World Cup in Brazil 2014.
The band was formed in January 2014 and it just released its new song that talks about hopes, dreams and love and is extremely passionate about the subject of soccer. The title of the song (as Google Translate suggests) means ‘Screams to the Winds’ and it highlights how people unite under a flag to reach glory while showing the world the true passion.
The Victorious team has already started touring the Arab countries to discover football talents.
For those who do not know what ‘The Victorious’ is, here is a brief summary:
Dubai Media Incorporated has launched a Football Talent Academy Show called “The Victorious”. It will be a reality TV show on Dubai TV and Dubai Sports TV and under the supervision of Diego Maradona and Michel Salgado. The show will see off 22 contestants from the Arab countries trying to compete for the title. The winner will be granted $ 100,000 and a chance to join Juventus, Real Madrid, or Hamburger SV.
The team running the show is already visiting the Arab countries for the try outs.
The big news is that the talents of LEBANON are invited to apply and participate on 7 February 2014. They will be tested against speed, skills, physical attributes, and personal traits. Any possible talent between the ages of 16 and 22 can apply.
If you are interested, here is the link to APPLY.
A new/old video surfaced the web in the past two days, and it is worth at least one post:
Diego Maradona’s “Goal of the Century” against England at the 1986 World Cup, as seen from behind Peter Shilton’s goal.
Watch again and again and enjoy!
Football legends Diego Maradona and Thierry Henry participated in the celebrations for the 42nd UAE National Day. They both put on the national dress and happily joined the people in Dubai for the celebrations.
Here are some shots off Twitter and a video showing Maradona dancing the traditional UAE way.