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Maradona clashes with ex-Man Utd ace Veron in Rome

Diego Maradona was involved in a heated exchange with Juan Sebastian Veron in a 'Match For Peace' on Wednesday night.

The Argentine legend clashed with compatriot Veron as the players headed for the tunnel during the half-time break of the Pope's peace match in Rome.

Earlier in the match it appeared as though all was fine between the Napoli and Barcelona legend and Veron, who played at Manchester United, Chelsea, Lazio, Parma and Estudiantes, as they laughed and shared a joke.

But when Maradona approached 'La Brujita' on the pitch, it looks as though things became heated, before the 55-year-old was heard saying something along the lines of: “I don't need to talk with you", plus some other inaudible comments that some Spanish speaking readers may be able to help us with.

Some sources have suggested Maradona said: “Yo no boludeo", which translates in Argentine slang to: “I don't do mess", while “Te digo las cosas en la clara boludo" was also heard, meaning: “I say things in your face."

Whatever was said, it didn't look or sound pretty from the 1986 World Cup winner.

Argentina's greatest ever player, who coached Veron in the national setup between 2008 and 2010, then had to be restrained by security as tensions rose at the Stadio Olimpico.

Check out the video below, courtesy of 'Watch News 2' on YouTube:

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