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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'
# Living Legend
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# Living Legend

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'

Jun 16th 2019, 8:00 AM 33,175 Views 6 Comments

Asif Kapadia’s new film tells the bittersweet story of a deeply flawed genius who captured the hearts of a nation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 14 June, 2019

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health

Jun 14th 2019, 9:07 AM 5,497 Views 7 Comments

Diego Maradona’s time with Dorados has come to an end, it was announced on Thursday.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 June, 2019

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain
# Review
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# Review

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 15,579 Views 11 Comments

A fascinating new documentary explores the bittersweet life of Diego Maradona.

# diego-maradona - Friday 10 May, 2019

This latest trailer for the explosive Diego Maradona film is sure to get you excited
# Troubled Genius
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# Troubled Genius

This latest trailer for the explosive Diego Maradona film is sure to get you excited

May 10th 2019, 12:55 PM 11,851 Views 13 Comments

From the director of ‘Senna’ and ‘Amy’, the documentary will be in cinemas worldwide from next month.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director
# Trailer
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# Trailer

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director

Apr 24th 2019, 12:14 PM 9,220 Views 11 Comments

Featuring previously unseen footage, the documentary will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'
# Unhappy
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# Unhappy

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'

Apr 6th 2019, 1:48 PM 3,963 Views 2 Comments

The 58-year-old made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

Jan 13th 2019, 1:01 PM 3,604 Views 3 Comments

The 58-year-old Dorados coach has had an operation and will “return to work as soon as possible”.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

Jan 5th 2019, 10:45 AM 5,278 Views 0 Comments

After being released from hospital, Diego Maradona has apologised for worrying his fans.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico
# Different Class
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# Different Class

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:57 PM 7,207 Views 16 Comments

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'I also suffered racist songs': Maradona shows support for Napoli's Koulibaly
# Support
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# Support

'I also suffered racist songs': Maradona shows support for Napoli's Koulibaly

Dec 30th 2018, 7:19 PM 5,676 Views 4 Comments

Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist abuse in a game against Inter Milan on Wednesday.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 December, 2018

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:22 PM 3,817 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it
# HAND IN GLOVE
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# HAND IN GLOVE

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it

Nov 4th 2018, 9:56 PM 26,201 Views 9 Comments

It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.

# diego-maradona - Monday 22 October, 2018

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'
# Argie Bargy
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# Argie Bargy

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:59 AM 4,337 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine has accused the media of trying to drive a wedge between he and the Barcelona star.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal
# Grumpy
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# Grumpy

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal

Oct 17th 2018, 7:12 PM 5,890 Views 3 Comments

Diego Maradona suggested the star player lacked the traits required to captain the national team, but the Catalan side’s director disagrees.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

Oct 9th 2018, 10:07 AM 11,079 Views 1 Comment

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# diego-maradona - Monday 1 October, 2018

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'
# Messi Situation
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# Messi Situation

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'

Oct 1st 2018, 9:26 AM 6,569 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico

Sep 18th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,132 Views 1 Comment

The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues

Sep 11th 2018, 8:42 AM 5,901 Views 6 Comments

The Argentine great replaced Francisco Gomez at Dorados last week.

# diego-maradona - Friday 7 September, 2018

Diego Maradona is a manager again
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Diego Maradona is a manager again

Sep 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 11,021 Views 5 Comments

The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup
# Local Lad
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# Local Lad

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup

Aug 5th 2018, 9:30 PM 40,497 Views 23 Comments

Pat Nolan reflects on winning the Premier Division and FAI Cup with Limerick, playing against Real Madrid in Europe and being tasked with marking Diego Maradona.

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'
# Trequartista
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# Trequartista

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'

Aug 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 38,419 Views 21 Comments

There was so much more to Liam Brady’s time in Italy than a two-year spell with Juventus.

# diego-maradona - Friday 27 July, 2018

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'

Jul 27th 2018, 9:46 AM 14,551 Views 4 Comments

Argentina great Diego Maradona called Canal9 television show ‘Confrontados’ to criticise his nephew live on air.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest

Jul 17th 2018, 9:05 AM 6,257 Views 10 Comments

The Argentina icon has agreed a three-year deal with the Belorussian club.

# diego-maradona - Friday 6 July, 2018

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim

Jul 6th 2018, 9:35 AM 6,170 Views 7 Comments

Referee Mark Geiger was slammed by the outspoken Argentina legend, who has now admitted he went too far in his criticisms.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims

Jul 5th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,342 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina great said Colombia were victims of a “monumental theft” against England.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona
# Injustice
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# Injustice

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona

Jul 4th 2018, 2:43 PM 14,298 Views 27 Comments

England reached the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Colombia on penalties.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop
# Labour Of Love
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# Labour Of Love

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:56 PM 6,643 Views 9 Comments

The Albiceleste suffered a second-round elimination in Russia with a thrilling 4-3 defeat to France.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit
# Russia 2018
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# Russia 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit

Jul 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 8,700 Views 8 Comments

The 1986 World Cup winner did not see anything that surprised him as his country made their exit from Russia 2018.

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
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# Good Reads

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting

Jul 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 10,752 Views 0 Comments

Plus, why Woj was the real star of the 2018 NBA Draft.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina
# Rollover
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# Rollover

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina

Jun 30th 2018, 4:17 PM 4,443 Views 4 Comments

He’s back in the saddle.

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Jun 30th 2018, 3:10 PM 12,652 Views 4 Comments

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

FIFA backs 'football great' Maradona but urges World Cup star to be respectful
# El Diez
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# El Diez

FIFA backs 'football great' Maradona but urges World Cup star to be respectful

Jun 30th 2018, 8:42 AM 6,950 Views 13 Comments

The former Napoli and Barcelona No 10 has been a colourful presence in the stands for his home nation, but his behaviour has attracted criticism.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance
# All Clear
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# All Clear

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance

Jun 27th 2018, 9:31 AM 8,515 Views 19 Comments

The 1986 World Cup winner was in attendance as the Albiceleste edged out Nigeria in dramatic fashion on Tuesday to book their place in the last 16

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

Jun 27th 2018, 12:01 AM 44,534 Views 29 Comments

The Argentina icon required treatment after his nation reached the last 16 at the World Cup.

# diego-maradona - Monday 25 June, 2018

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit
# Got Your Back
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# Got Your Back

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit

Jun 25th 2018, 6:58 PM 5,822 Views 5 Comments

Diego Maradona has jumped to the defence of his country’s star player, who has come under increasing criticism.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players
# Old Familiar Friend
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# Old Familiar Friend

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

Jun 24th 2018, 7:36 PM 18,567 Views 13 Comments

The two-time world champions must beat Nigeria in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday to avoid an early exit.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend
# Argument
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# Argument

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend

Jun 21st 2018, 4:55 PM 13,173 Views 20 Comments

The Spain defender considers a domestic rival at Barcelona to be a better player than an illustrious World Cup winner.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw
# Not Impressed
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# Not Impressed

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw

Jun 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,644 Views 20 Comments

Diego Maradona said Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday was “a disgrace”.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club
# Hand Of God
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# Hand Of God

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club

May 19th 2018, 8:34 PM 6,825 Views 3 Comments

Dynamo Brest lifted the Belarus Cup earlier today.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina
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# Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

May 16th 2018, 1:04 PM 7,284 Views 6 Comments

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.