Skip to comments.Ex-soccer star Maradona tells Chavez he hates U.S. [I hate it with all my strength," he added....]
Posted on 08/19/2007 1:46:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Ex-soccer star Maradona tells Chavez he hates U.S. Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:21PM EDT
CARACAS (Reuters) - Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona on Sunday said he hates the United States "with all my strength" during an appearance on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's weekly television show.
The leftist soccer legend, like the fiercely anti-U.S. Chavez, is a close ally of Cuba's Fidel Castro.
"I believe in Chavez, I am Chavista ... . Everything Fidel does, everything Chavez does for me is the best (that can be done)," Maradona said, sitting with Chavez on the set of the president's Sunday talk show.
"I hate everything that comes from the United States. I hate it with all my strength," he added to thunderous applause and cheering from the hundreds of Chavez supporters gathered in an auditorium for the show.
Chavez, a self-described socialist revolutionary, is an unrelenting critic of Washington and frequently describes the United States as a decadent empire.
U.S. State Department officials call Chavez a threat to regional democracy and accuse him of using the OPEC nation's oil wealth to meddle in the affairs of neighboring nations.
Maradona, 46, received drug rehabilitation treatment in Cuba following a hospital stay in 2000 linked to cocaine use. In 2005 he launched a television talk show that lasted one season.
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Never heard of her. ;-)
Must be running for vice president for life.
I think Maradona is a singer married to some English guy.
That’s just depressing. How many will blindly agree because he was good at sports...and cocaine?
Sounds about right.
does maradona have man hands too?
So, Diego, I guess that’s not a milk mustache?
Didn’t Maradona play Evita?
Yeah,who can ever forget Maradonas “Don’t cry for me Venezuela”?
Well we hate you too Maradona, so FOAD you filthy degenerate pinko sh!tbag.
yeah the drugs ruined him......in fact I think they damaged his brain cells based upon these comments!
Maradona and Colin Farrell. Sheesh.
It stands to reason because he has been on drugs and a nut case for many, many years. This is the reason he was kicked off his team many years ago.
And no reason for alarm. He has been on Castros side for many years once he was given the door.
Ugh... Hollywood is in bed with Third World Communism. LITERALLY.
As any english person will tell you - we HATE few people more than we do maradona.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hand_of_God_goal Look it up - he will burn in hell - and not just for that, he's a nasty, selfish bastard. I'm not to fond of Argentinians as it goes - they've never got over the beating we gave them.
Put that in your bong and smoke it you fat junkie!
They must have let him keep his money.
Evidently at least one Irishman likes him quite a bit. (See post #14)
A few of them liked the nazis too - so we really shouldn’t be surprised our cousins make a few bad decisions here and there.
Disgusting. Are they actually swapping spit?
I have never heard of you. Now that I've read about you, I conclude that you are harmless. Now I will have lunch.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
not sure what a maradonna (sp) is but seems like it should be on the terrorist watch list.
When a leftist says things like this, it isn't hate. It's actually very loving and accepting. When they froth and convulse with unmitigated rage, underneath it all, they really are sending positive vibes of hope and goodness into the universe.
Maradona... the hand of God will soon slap you down... pos druggie loser.
All they need is George Michael to fill out that picture.
Hey Diego.... you didn’t get rich, famous and fat living in Cuba and Venezuela now did you? You are one sicko loser aligning yourself with tyrannical freedom-stomping dictators like Castro and Chavez. Hate the USA? we don’t want or need you here anyway. Enjoy your demented existence with your putrid heroes. God bless the USA.
I liked "Papa Don't Preach".
I honestly have no idea who this is, nor do I care.
Wow! I’m sure he’ll get a big-time Hollywood contract before the years’s out!
MARADONA - KEY DATES
30/10/60: Born in Buenos Aires slum
20/10/76: Pro debut for Argentinos Juniors aged 15
27/2/77: Debut for Argentina v Hungary
June 1982: Joins Barcelona
June 1984: Joins Napoli
17/3/91: 15-month ban after positive drugs test
June 94: Ejected from World Cup after testing positive
August 1997: Tests positive for third time
25/10/97: Retires from playing on 37th birthday
(And thanks to RepublitarianRoger for first linking it).
Tell me again why this third world sport keeps getting shoved down our throats. Who give a crap about soccer..............
...foul means are incomparably more satisfying than fair. "It's the same in government and business. They don't just tolerate corruption. They worship corruption."
sounds like it could be the Clinton-renewed Dem party.
I don't care for soccer, so Maradona means nothing to me.
He appears to be a bitter had-been. Typical left-wing gratitude.
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time; it isn't natural. - O. de Havilland
And we should care what this has-been,drug addled, semi-literate Third Worlder says about ANYTHING?
Many thanks for that. Amis can really write. As for Dieguito...what a waste.
There's a reason they call it 'dope'.
“Ex-soccer star Maradona tells Chavez he hates U.S.
[I hate it with all my strength,” he added....]”
Probably because he never got a USA payoff like soccer-star Beckham (sp?).
Suggested reading: The Return of The Idiot
Fat little has-been druggie. Who cares what he thinks - about anything.