Argentine legend, Diego Maradona called the Al Shabab fans “cowards”, and rushed to the stands to rescue his girlfriend from a horrible confrontation.
Maradona’s team Al Wasl lost 2-0 to Al Shabab in the UAE league and the player’s wives and girlfriends had to be escorted out of the Al Mamzar stadium.
It all started when, Brazilian striker who had scored one of the goals, was targeted by Argentine supporters amongst Maradona’s associates.
Fans and supporters of Al Shabab began insulting and passed offensive comments in the opposite direction with Maradona’s partner Veronica Ojeda and the girlfriend of Al Wasl player Juan Mercier got caught up in the clash. Maradona stormed into the stands and confronted fans who were taunting his girlfriend and the wives of players.
The wives and girlfriends were escorted to their cars and Mercier’s girlfriend tripped and fell down the stairs,much to the bemusement of the onlookers.