Photos: Maradona and Daughter Confront Fans

I’m normally not one to post obilgatory reaction shots, but I thought it’d be fun to see Maradona’s obligatory, flustered reax after Germany plastered Argentina 4-0 today.

Headline After Argentina Loss: A Team That Fell On His Law

(Even in translation, could there be a more appropriate headline?)

Above is the front page of Argentina’s all-sports website,

Maradona mocked by fans with daughter Giannina after World Cup loss

(The best of times)

As he was exiting the field today, what’s the odds Maradona ended up in some manner of confrontation with the fans? (With his daughter at his side, no less.) Read more…

Cool! SbB Now Available Live From The World Cup

Though, as Maradona will tell you, it kinda blows.

Helpful Advice From Maradona On How To Suck It

So Diego Maradona’s advice to all of his critics on Wednesday, specifically on how they “can suck it, and keep on sucking it,” seems to be sweeping the globe. One profane outburst to unite us all.

Diego Maradona

Argentina’s embattled national coach got his squad into the World Cup on Wednesday, with a 1-0 win over Uruguay. And afterward he had some choice comments for the assembled press, which has been critical of the FIFA co-Player of the Century ever since he took control of the team this past November. FIFA’s disciplinary committee is looking into it, and there may be sanctions.

But Maradona is unapologetic, and is even having some fun with this. Check out the video following the jump, in which he demonstrates to supporters just how he’d like his critics to suck it. Read more…