As the world mourned Diego Maradona, a Spanish women’s soccer player sat in quiet protest – The Washington Post
Diego Maradona, mesmerizing soccer star and Argentine legend, dies at 60
Dapena, a midfielder for Viajes Interrias FF in Sanxenxo on the countrys northwestern coast, was surprised and disappointed after the death of Maradona, whose life included battles with substance abuse and at least one allegation of domestic violence.
[The worldwide reaction] did not surprise me because of his past and his life with drugs; I was sincerely surprised that he had not died before. The drug issue is very complicated…