Diego On Ice: Maradona Tries His Hand (Of God) At Ice Hockey As Guest Of Russian National Team (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

3rd, July 2017


Photo: Russia Hockey/Facebook

After an invite to Lionel Messi’s wedding proved not to be forthcoming, Diego Maradona instead spent his weekend as a guest of the Russian national ice hockey team in St Petersburg.

In town for the Confederations Cup Final, Maradona geared up (not like that) for the match by taking a tour of the new SKA St Petersburg Hockey Town complex.

As well as being presented with his very own oversized hockey jersey, Maradona was also escorted out onto the ice to slap a puck or two around for a while.

Of course, the 56-year-old struggled to master the stick and soon reverted to type…


Photo: Russia Hockey/Facebook

What a strange existence that man leads these days – stuck somewhere in the nether world between roguish rascal, ageing degenerate and corporate shill.

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