Diego Maradona daughter's wedding fuels family drama

Updated: Jan 18, 2018, 14:05 IST | AFP

Football legend Diego Maradona has some larger than life family drama on his plate: bad blood between a ready-to-wed daughter and his current wife

Diego Maradona

Football legend Diego Maradona has some larger than life family drama on his plate: bad blood between a ready-to-wed daughter and his current wife. Dalma Maradona is due to marry Andres Caldarelli in April and apparently failed to invite her stepmother.

Argentine media are buzzing over whether the soccer star will attend at all. Asked about his plans in Dubai by Diario Popular, Maradona was characteristically blunt. "My wife is Rocio [Oliva]. And if she is not invited, I'm not going," he said.

The underlying family row, as usual in Argentina, is making headlines. "She won't be the first bride or the last to marry without her father being there," Maradona, 57, said sounding as if minds had been made up.

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