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What They're Saying: Diego Maradona
June 22nd, 2014 12:36AM

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“Taking seven Costa Ricans to doping shows a lack of respect to the players and to the rules. Costa Rica had an incredible qualification. They had three world champions in the group and they beat them with good football.”

-- Argentine great Diego Maradona after seven Ticos were tested following their 1-0 win over Italy that sent them into the round of 16 and eliminated England. (The extra five players were tested, according to FIFA, because they had not taken part in the pre-tournament doping controls.) (The Guardian)


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