Story By: Juan Mayes, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Golder’s News And Sport
Diego Maradona’s daughter has raised concerns about her father’s health after seemingly posting that the Argentine legend is “getting killed from the inside”.
Current Gimanisia La Plata boss Maradona’s daughter Giannina Maradona, 30, took to social media to make the comments, writing: “He is not dying because his body has decided so, he is getting killed from the inside and does not realise it.
“I do not believe in the parameters of normal, but that is far from the reality of what he deserves. Pray for him. Please! Thank you!”
Local media report the somewhat cryptic message is referring to her father who has publicly had recent health problems including knee surgery in July of this year.
Giannina Maradona went on to say: “Do you remember there was a zoo that allowed you to take photographs with a giant lion?
“You could go inside the cage and just about ‘hug him’… They had him on pills, if not, it would be impossible to tame the beast.
“Anything similar to reality is pure coincidence.”
In a final post, Giannina Maradona added a picture of a painting on a wall showing her as a toddler holding hands with her father as they walked onto a pitch.
In the caption, Giannina wrote: “Give me your hand again, I can take you now!”
Underneath the photo, she explains: “I share this with you because it is great being painted on a wall.”
Maradona, 59, is coming off a difficult 1-0 loss to Estudiantes with Gimnasia La Plata who are in 23rd position in the Superliga Argentina with seven points, just one point more than the club in the last place.
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