Maradona claims daughters stole nearly $2 mn from him
Milan Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona will sue his two daughters for allegedly defrauding him of $1 850 000 Italian media and Argentine television reported on Thursday.
Maradona has instructed his lawyer to take legal action against his 30-year-old daughter Dalma and his 28-year-old daughter Gianinna for allegedly stealing the money and transferring it to a bank in Uruguay.
Maradona accuses the women s mother his ex-wife Claudia Villafane of masterminding the alleged theft.
In 2015 Maradona accused Villafane and her partner Jorge Taiana of expropriating $9 million and investing the cash in property in the US state of Florida according to the Fanpage Calcio website.
A year earlier Maradona accused his girlfriend Rocio Oliva of embezzling cash and valuables worth $18 million the website reports.
Fifty-six year-old Maradona currently manages United Arab Emirates club Al Fujairah SC. The mythical striker played for Argentina s national team and is most is most famous for his time at Italian Serie A club Napoli where he won numerous accolades.
In his international career with Argentina he earned 91 caps and scored 34 goals.