Diego Maradona Under Fire For 'Posing With A Dead Rare Species Of Antelope’. Photos
Posted On 25/12/2016
Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona has sparked fury after a picture circulated of him purportedly grinning and holding a rare dead animal in one hand and a rifle in the other. The 56-year-old – who was FIFA’s joint player of the 20th century alongside Pele – is seen holding an Arabian óryx, sparking outcry.
It is not clear whether Maradona, who is brandishing a huge rifle in his right hand, killed the animal himself, and the footballing legend is yet to comment on the controversy. The picture has yet to be verified, yet has caused a major outcry in South America. Argentine newspaper Clarin has pointed out that the species is in danger of extinction.