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.
(Even in translation, could there be a more appropriate headline?)
Above is the front page of Argentina’s all-sports website, Canchallena.com.
(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…
Though, as Maradona will tell you, it kinda blows.
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.
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…