Diego Maradona reveals he has three children in Cuba

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So, Cuba should have a pretty good national team in a few years…

All joking aside, the lawyer of Argentine legend Diego Maradona has released a statement confirming that his client has three children in Cuba that he is willing to recognize.

Maradona, 58, spent five years living in Cuba from 2000 to 2005 as he underwent treatment for drug addiction. During his time in Cuba he became close friends with Fidel Castro and has a tattoo of the former President of Cuba on his leg.

His lawyer Matias Moria released the following statement about the previously unknown children of Maradona.

“Maradona has three children in Cuba and they are going to be recognized. There are three children from two women. There has never been any problem. A claim has been lodged, but with lots of respect. Diego is going to take charge of whatever he has to take charge of.”

Maradona now has eight children, one of whom, Gianinna Maradona, joked on Instagram: “You only need three more to make 11, you can do it!”

Dalma Maradona, Diego Sinagra, Giannina Maradona, Jana Maradona and Diego Fernando Maradona Ojeda are the children we previously knew about, and they are aged 31, 32, 29, 22 and six respectively.

He currently coaches a second-tier team in Mexico, Dorados de Sinaloa.