Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona hurled insults at followers of an opposing group and needed to be restrained from attacking them after they jeered his his aspect’s defeat on Sunday in Mexico’s second-division remaining.
Maradona’s group, Dorados of Sinaloa, misplaced Sunday’s second-leg championship match to Atletico San Luis in extra-time, lacking out on the title and an opportunity at promotion by an mixture rating of 4-3.
After the match, San Luis supporters taunted him as he left the stadium, shouting, “Eat it Maradona!”
In movies posted on-line, Maradona could be seen making an attempt to lunge on the followers as safety guards maintain him again.
“You (expletives), come say that to my face!” he shouted amid a foul-mouthed tirade.
The safety guards finally ushered him into an elevator and out of the stadium.
Maradona, 58, needed to watch the match from the stands, after being despatched off close to the top of Dorados’s 1-Zero first-leg victory for launching an insult-laced tirade at officers when he thought his group ought to have been awarded a penalty.
Maradona raised eyebrows when it was introduced in September he was taking the managing job at struggling Dorados, who have been then in 13th place of their 15-team league.
Skeptics questioned what curiosity the 1986 World Cup champion, who has publicly battled drug habit and alcoholism, may have in shifting to a spot higher identified for drug cartels than soccer.
However he answered his critics with an emphatic sequence of wins, improbably teaching the group to the finals and inside placing distance of promotion to the primary division.