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Is Diego Maradona an Arsenal fan?!

Many Tottenham Hotspur fans treasure a picture of the Argentina legend wearing a Spurs shirt during Ossie Ardiles’s testimonial, but the 55-year-old now appears to have crossed the north London divide after he was pictured wearing an Arsenal training kit.

The World Cup winner was pictured by his daughter, Giannina, sporting a Gunners shirt and shorts at the weekend, and has previously revealed that he almost moved to the club during his playing days.


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“I am a fan of Arsenal when I am in England,” he said in 2008.

“When I was 19 they tried to buy me and another player from Argentinos Juniors – around the time Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles signed for Tottenham.

“But it didn’t happen. I sometimes wonder what might have happened.