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Embattled Venezuelan President Maduro Meets With Soccer Legend Maradona

Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona arrived in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Tuesday, January 21, where he met with Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

Maradona is a long-time supporter of Venezuela’s government, and maintained a friendship with Maduro’s predecessor, Hugo Chavez.

“We are united by the brotherhood and dignity of our peoples,” tweeted Maduro. “Long live Argentina! Long live Venezuela!” Credit: Nicolas Maduro via Storyful