Video appears to depict Diego Maradona striking ex-girlfriend

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Video appears to show Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend
Monday October 27th, 2014

A video has surfaced that allegedly shows Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona striking his ex-girlfriend, according to the Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

In the video, a man believed to be Maradona, who appears to be drunk, mentions the cell phone the woman, believed to be 24-year-old Rocío Oliva​, appears to be recording the incident with.

Oliva had previously accused Maradona of committing domestic violence against her, according to reports.

Maradona played for the Argentine national team for nearly two decades and scored the famous "Hand of God" goal at the 1986 World Cup. He also coached the team from 2008-10.

The following video shows the alleged incident.

- Chris Johnson


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