Claudio Fernandez said that he had received death threats for the images and asked for people's forgiveness.
The 1986 World Cup winner died on Wednesday of cardiac arrest at the age of 60, just weeks after undergoing brain surgery.
The soccer star was an admirer of Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro, frequently criticizing the United States, including one notable incident in 2007 on Chavez's TV show.
Players, football clubs and reporters mourned the loss of the "Player of the Century," who led Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986.
Maradona later posted on Instagram to say he was "fine."
The Lakers legend looks like he's picked a London team to follow.
Portugal advanced to the Euro 2016 final by beating Wales 2-0.
The Argentina legend has told compatriots to give Messi time to think.
He may just be the greatest footballer of all time.
The Argentine former striker told his friend and journalist to spread the news.