Happy April Fools Day! I am disappointed that we did not do anything special for this day. That is very unlike us, and we will not let it happen again. However, the folks over at Run of Play put together a nice compilation of April Fools tricks that have been done in the spirit of soccer. Here is one of my favorites:
Maradona impregnates Madonna (1989) — I’m not sure whether anyone really believed this one, but then again, in 1989, was there anything you wouldn’t believe about these two? A TV station in Naples had a bit of fun inventing a secret romance between the two superstars, even going so far as to allege that they were expecting a baby. However, the broadcasters were forced to issue an on-air apology the next day, reportedly after their hoax failed to impress Maradona’s friends in the Camorra.
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