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Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger in amazing attack on 'strutting' Maradona: Bad for children!

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has taken a furious swipe at Argentine legend Diego Maradona.

Wenger, 71, mounted a strong defence of VAR technology and insisted it would have ruled out the Argentine's infamous goal against England at the 1986 World Cup.

He told So Foot magazine: “I am a big fan of VAR, and I need to be. I have suffered a lot from iniquitous decisions.

“It is hard enough to lose games as it is, but it is even worse to lose as a result of wrong decisions. Let's try to reduce the number of refereeing mistakes.

“To my mind Maradona's handball is not the Hand of God, but the hand of the devil. Had VAR been around then the goal would not have stood.

“People strut round as a result of unfair decisions, and they don't encourage children to behave correctly."

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