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    Diego Maradona’s surgeon responded to the launch of an investigation for involuntary manslaughter by saying he did “everything he could, up to the impossible” for an “unmanageable” patient. Earlier in the day prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque while Argentine television showed police raiding the doctor’s surgery and ...
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    It can now be revealed Maradona, 60, ate breakfast before telling nephew Johnny Esposito he didn’t feel well and was going to lie down again. A nurse who was looking after Maradona, following his release from hospital after his brain scan op, phoned for an ambulance and several responded. But it was already too late ...
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    Diego Maradona has apologised to FIFA after an outspoken attack on the referee for Colombia’s defeat to England at the World Cup. Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning captain claimed Colombia suffered a “monumental robbery” in the last-16 tie on Tuesday after England were awarded a penalty for a foul on Harry Kane. Maradona said American referee ...
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    Diego Maradona may be a giant of the game’s history, soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Friday, but even he must show respect to other fans at World Cup stadiums, reports Reuters. Asked about complaints that the 57-year-old had made an obscene gesture at other spectators after Argentina snatched a late win on Wednesday, FIFA’s ...
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    Nikola Kalinic Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic has joined the infamous list of players who were sent home from World Cup tournament by their country on account of misconduct. He has been sent home from the 2018 World Cup after refusing to come off the bench in their 2-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday. Croatia boss Zlatko ...