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Liam Gallagher shares incredible story about partying with Diego Maradona

The Oasis frontman had a close shave with the controversial Argentinian footballer

What happens when two of the most influential people from the worlds of music and football party together?

Well, as it turns out, utter carnage.

Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher is one of the most divisive figures in music history, while Diego Maradona has had his fair share of scraps and scrapes over the years.

Gallagher recently gave a fantastic interview to Noisey, in which he covered everything from the state of the music industry to how he cooks potatoes.

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And in one illuminating anecdote, he revealed what happened when this generation’s greatest rock band went on tour to Argentina and bumped into Maradona.

Gallagher said: “We was in Argentina, and we’d done a gig. Next minute we’re sat in the bar having a f**king drink, and about 30 people come legging it in, like the Ant Hill Mob.

“We were going ‘Who the f**king hell’s that?’ Sting was at the bar crying cos he’d had his f**king dressing room robbed, and anyway we found out it was Maradona.

Maradona’s in the middle of the room doing football tricks with a bottle top.

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“He’d gone upstairs with a load of f**king madheads, and a load of f**ing, women of the night.

“And we were going like, can we go up and meet him, to the interpreter. And the interpreter said ‘Alright cool, let me go and square it with them.’

“He’s gone up, come back down and gone ‘Only the Gallagher brothers can go up.’ So we were like, ‘laters’.

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“We steamed up there and there’s loads of f**king, activity going on, and Maradona’s in the middle of the room doing football tricks with a bottle top.

“And his eyes were f**king like that [huge], and ours weren’t far off, and I just went like, ‘It’s a bit moody in here, let’s get a quick picture with him and f**k off.

“And he’s sweating his bollocks off, and we turn around [to the interpreter] and he says: ‘He told me to tell you, if yous leave with any of these b*****s, he’ll have you shot.'”

The full interview, which is well worth a watch in its entirety, can be seen here


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