21 Sep 2010

goal keeper shoots at reporter

6:16 am on 21 September 2010

An angry Honduran goalkeeper shot a journalist with an air gun at the weekend over criticism in the sports daily Diez.

In an act reminiscent of an incident involving Diego Maradona in 1994, Motagua goalkeeper Donaldo Morales shot reporter Saul Carranza with an air gun over criticism of his performances in the sports daily Diez.

Carranza was interviewing midfielder Jorge Claros after a practice when Morales appeared and shot at them, hitting the reporter twice and the player once,

A local newspaper says Morales later asked Carranza to forgive him but the reporter refused.

Maradona also shot at reporters with an air rifle when they were staking him out