WATCH: Maradona’s wild celebration after making history in UAE’s second league
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has made local history in the United Arab Emirates after his team progressed to the the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup on Monday.
Maradona’s second tier club Fujairah advanced with a dramatic extra-time 3-2 win over top-team Hatta in Kalba.
Despite playing with only a 10-men side for over an hour, after Ahmad Al Hefeit was sent off for a second bookable offence on 52 minutes, Haitham Ali scored the decisive goal after 120 minutes when both sides were drawn at 2-2.
Footage from Abu Dhabi Sports showed Maradona’s wild celebration when the final whistle was blown is slowly going viral across social media accounts in the UAE.