Maradona doesn’t care what Higuain did

Rome, Oct 30 (IANS) Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona, who turned 56 on Sunday, said in a video aimed at the fans of Italian club Napoli, that he does not care what his compatriot Gonzalo Higuain did, after the latter scored against his former team Napoli wearing the Juventus jersey on Saturday.

Having switched Naples for Turin during the summer in a controversial 90 million euros ($98.9 million) move, Argentine Higuain’s left-footed strike in the 74th minute helped the title holders take a 2-1 win, reports Efe.

In the video, which was posted on his Facebook account, Maradona said: “It is my 56th birthday, but I am sad because we lost to Juventus.”

“I am not a traitor. I don’t care what Higuain did, he can continue along his way, I really don’t care. I am relaxed because I have never betrayed the Napoli jersey. My heart is Neapolitan,” he added.

Maradona played for Napoli between 19984 to 1991 during which he won the Serie A twice, one Supercoppa Italiana, one Coppa Italia and one Europa League.

–IANS

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