Maradona Jr Claims La Liga Link

Diego Maradona Jr claims he has been contacted about the prospect of joining a club in La Liga.

The son of the Argentina idol currently plies his trade at Italian Serie D side Venafro and has never played top-flight football.

The 21-year old says he has been contacted by clubs in Spain’s top two divisions and is waiting to see what develops.

He told Brazilian website globoesporte.com: “There have been contacts from Spain, both top flight and others from the second division. We will see what happens.

“I think my style is similar to Carlos Tevez. I am a player who likes attacking, but also competes in midfield and always at speed.”

Maradona Jr also wants to follow in his father’s footsteps by playing for the Argentina national team despite being born in Italy.

He said: “I have Argentinian relatives in my family and the national team would be a dream, as well as playing at Napoli.”


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  • jake

    Maradona! Maradona! Maradona!

  • soccdrnyc

    long live the king the best ever soccer player. pele is second best,now maradona lives

  • wemnje

    From ‘father’ to ‘son’. It goes without saying. Keep it up Maradona Jr. Hope Spanish deal turns out good so that you father’s admirers including myself can relive history again…

  • byrongarcia22@yahoo.com

    keep on dreamin, you’re already 21 years old and got nowhere….Looser! serie D for Dumbo and stop insulting Tevez please.