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Madrid police talk to Maradona after altercation at hotel

It didn't take long for Diego Maradona to start making headlines on his short trip to Europe.

Two days after his arrival, police were called on Wednesday to investigate an altercation involving Maradona and his girlfriend at a hotel in Madrid, the latest controversy involving the former Argentina great.

Officers were dispatched after a call from the hotel, but found no evidence of any serious disturbance after talking to Maradona and his girlfriend, Rocio Oliva. They said neither Maradona nor Oliva showed signs of having been involved in a confrontation, and neither wanted to make a formal complaint.

"I want to inform that I am in Madrid enjoying my family, and...

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