Maradona takes unknown substance as assistant coaches and substitutes block camera (VIDEO)


A mysterious footage of football legend, Diego Maradona have surfaced online with his coaching staff deliberately blocking television cameras while the World Cup-winning legend is handed an unknown substance on the bench during an Argentine league match.

Maradona, who currently manages struggling Gimnasia de la Plata side in Buenos Aires, lost 1-0 to fifth-place Rosario Central in the Superliga on Saturday. In curious scenes on the bench, television cameras appear to show one of Maradona’s coaching staff approach the 59-year-old to hand him an unidentified package.

Another coach seems to gesture to a further member of the technical area to stand in a space which blocks a television camera’s view of the transaction.