International Maradona fined for dedicating victory to Maduro & Venezuelans in post-match rant

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    Argentinian great Diego Maradona has been slapped with a fine by Mexican football’s governing body, which found him in violation of its ethics code, after he backed Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro and scolded Washington.
    Maradona, who has been coaching Mexico’s second division team Dorados de Sinaloa, held back neither his praise for the Venezuelan president nor his scorn for the US government, after his side emerged victorious from a close encounter with Tampico Madero late last month.

    Flushed with success from Los Doritos’ 3-2 triumph, the flamboyant Argentinian went on a political rant at the post-match press conference. He dedicated the victory to “Nicolas Maduro and all Venezuelans, who are suffering.”

    Next, Maradona took a swipe at Washington.

    “The sheriffs of the world, who are those Yankees? Just because they have the biggest bombs in the world, they think they are so much more advanced than us. No, they are not,” the 1986 World Cup winner declared, prompting an investigation by football authorities.

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    Excellent measure! Politics and sports shouldn't mix. Maradona defends Maduro and not the suffering Venezuelan people who experience such misery and poverty caused by the failed politics of a tyrannical dictator. Why not go train poor kids in Venezuela? He already made millions thanks to capitalism after all.
    Many have died fighting the Maduro mafia and many will die if his corrupt regime isn't put to and end for good. If not Venezuela will become another Cuba or North Korea with innocent people living in a prison country and risking their lives to escape from it. This buffoon will definitely lose thousands of fans after that.
     
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    "Flushed with success from Los Doritos’ 3-2 triumph"....
    why would you name your team after a chip?!?! lmao[​IMG]
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    An Argentinian gets fined by Mexico for praising Venuzuela?

    Govs shouldn't get involved with punishing wrong think
     
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    He should have tried being here to not get fined.
     
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    Mexico's football governing body. I'm pretty sure FIFA would've fined their asses if they didn't go after Maradona for saying that. FIFA doesn't like political manifestations of any kind during official events. He could say that in an interview from his home but not during a post game presser.

    Not surprised that idiot said that, Maradona is a ideologue looney that praises leftist dictators. He even has Che Guevara tattooed.
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    I'm sorry, I can't resist, so they would have tolerated something like Kaepernick's kneeling for the national anthem far less than upset conservatives did?
     
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    Don’t run your mouth on other peoples dime.

    You can’t wear a company shirt and talk shit if they have a policy against it.
     
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    B-b-but what about his free speech????
     
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    Four decades earlier he would have received a lot worse.
     
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    Diego should stick to what he knows best; going on a 30 year coke binge and somehow GAINING 500 lbs.

    Not sure how I feel about the fine, but I can understand them not wanting to alienate fans by spouting uninformed ideological support for a bus driver/dictator, but complaining about the government confiscating the fine would kind of shit all over his support for socialism.
     
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    Lol There would have no tolerance at all. They would've fined K and suspended him. It would even be possible to punish the team by taking points away and even revoking their right to play at their own stadium. Games would be transferred somewhere else where the team wouldn't profit a cent. Not only that, fans would be furious and angry at K for causing all that shit. And football fans once they hate you there's no going back. It's over, pack your bags and leave.
    It would've been completely different lol
     
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    Che Guevara is a leftist dictator,now?
     
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    When has he ever not been?
     
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