Gazza offered Hand of God help

And Gazza, who himself has suffered with mental illness and alcoholism since his playing career ended, admitted he received an offer from 'El Diez' to visit him.

“I got a call and they just said Maradona has invited us to stay with him," he told Sky News. "This was a couple of months ago but I left it. I said I’d just leave it because he was taking the job of Argentina and he would be busy anyway. But it’s still on offer.”

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.