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26th Nov 2018

Diego Maradona busts a move with his players after reaching Mexican cup final

Kyle Picknell

¡Baile Jefe, baile!

Dance chief, dance.

It has become clear that on Sunday night Diego Maradona was on one. And that, my friends, is a glorious thing, whenever and wherever it occurs.

Not content with dishing out the greatest post-match interview of all time, Don Diego stepped it up a notch in the changing room following his second division Mexican side Dorados reaching the Apertura finals with a 2-1 win on aggregate against Juarez.

How, exactly?

By schooling one of his own players in an old school, 1v1 dance-off. That’s how.

Judging by the subtle grace with which he gets down low and shakes his moneymaker here, it’s not difficult to imagine what an in-his-prime, coke-fuelled, Diego Maradona would have done to the Naples club scene in the mid-to-late-80s.

He would have fucking burned the place down, that’s what.

If you were judging it like a boxing match it’d have to be a 1st round TKO for El Pibe de Oro, who gets down lower and has far better hand and body movement than his opponent. Quite simply, he just wants it a little bit more than his younger, far more inexperienced contender.

Kids, let this be a lesson to you. No matter what happens to you in life, you just never lose it. Baile Jefe, baile.