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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Cast of World Cup final characters eerily similar to Italia '90
# Class Of 2014
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# Class Of 2014

Cast of World Cup final characters eerily similar to Italia '90

Jul 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 6,190 Views 4 Comments

Germany and Argentina are relying on many of the same player types that got them within 90 minutes of glory 24 years ago.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 10 July, 2014

No holy war as Pope Francis and Benedict XVI will not watch World Cup final together
# The Two Popes Final
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# The Two Popes Final

No holy war as Pope Francis and Benedict XVI will not watch World Cup final together

Jul 10th 2014, 2:52 PM 15,461 Views 14 Comments

Apparently watching football would be ‘like inflicting an infinite penitence’ on the German.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach
# High Praise
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# High Praise

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach

Jun 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,554 Views 5 Comments

“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: Luis Suarez has an addiction problem -- and he’s surrounded by enablers
# Danger Man
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# Danger Man

Opinion: Luis Suarez has an addiction problem -- and he’s surrounded by enablers

Jun 25th 2014, 5:18 PM 7,983 Views 57 Comments

The Uruguay and Liverpool star is under fire after allegedly biting an opponent yesterday.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Diego Maradona looks on as Lionel Messi sweeps Argentina into last 16
# Latest
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# Latest

Diego Maradona looks on as Lionel Messi sweeps Argentina into last 16

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 10,823 Views 11 Comments

El Diego cheered his country on at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.

# diego-maradona - Friday 13 June, 2014

The surprising story behind this famous picture of Diego Maradona
# Belgium
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# Belgium

The surprising story behind this famous picture of Diego Maradona

Jun 13th 2014, 6:33 PM 51,953 Views 19 Comments

The image of El Diez versus Belgium is one we all know. But does it actually show what we always thought?

# diego-maradona - Thursday 12 June, 2014

The greatest World Cup tragedies: Diego Maradona, USA 1994
# El Diez
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# El Diez

The greatest World Cup tragedies: Diego Maradona, USA 1994

Jun 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 56,804 Views 15 Comments

South American football specialist Marcela Mora y Araujo tells us about the traumatic scandal that still reverberates through Argentinian football.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'
# Anger
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# Anger

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'

Jun 8th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,402 Views 9 Comments

“Those behind them must be held accountable, especially in regards to the latest events related to awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup,” he said.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 27 April, 2014

14 World Cup memories we won't forget from Mexico 1986
# World Cup Flashbacks
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# World Cup Flashbacks

14 World Cup memories we won't forget from Mexico 1986

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,619 Views 11 Comments

In the first of our World Cup memory series, we look back at Mexico 86.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

World Cup hopefuls Germany could wilt in Brazilian heat, warns Diego Maradona
# El Diez
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# El Diez

World Cup hopefuls Germany could wilt in Brazilian heat, warns Diego Maradona

Mar 26th 2014, 8:56 PM 3,752 Views 5 Comments

El Diego fancies them to impress though.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Messi will never be Maradona, says Enrique
# Perfect 10s
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# Perfect 10s

Messi will never be Maradona, says Enrique

Mar 4th 2014, 5:07 PM 6,628 Views 9 Comments

“There will never be anyone like Maradona again, not even if Messi wins three World Cups in succession or scores a bicycle kick from midfield.”

# diego-maradona - Monday 17 February, 2014

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United's Dubai training camp
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United's Dubai training camp

Feb 17th 2014, 12:06 PM 7,112 Views 13 Comments

The struggling Red Devils bumped into a legend of the game while away in the Middle East.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

VIDEO: Relive Maradona's classic goal against England from a new camera angle
# Memory Lane
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# Memory Lane

VIDEO: Relive Maradona's classic goal against England from a new camera angle

Jan 28th 2014, 5:33 PM 8,150 Views 15 Comments

If you’ve got one spare minute today, spend it watching this.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

To celebrate Diego Maradona’s birthday, here are 10 of his finest goals
# El Diego
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# El Diego

To celebrate Diego Maradona’s birthday, here are 10 of his finest goals

Oct 30th 2013, 6:55 AM 4,822 Views 23 Comments

The Argentine great is 53 years young today.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy
# Talent
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# Talent

Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy

Aug 28th 2013, 7:28 PM 5,001 Views 4 Comments

Even as a youngster, clubs such as Barcelona were interested in Erik Lamela.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

VIDEO: The best Diego Maradona wonder goal you've never seen
# Class
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# Class

VIDEO: The best Diego Maradona wonder goal you've never seen

Aug 27th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,866 Views 7 Comments

The effort has been compared with his famous solo strike against England.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player
# Interview
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# Interview

Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player

Jun 15th 2013, 6:18 PM 2,808 Views 2 Comments

He also claimed that managing the Anfield club was the “best job ever”.

VIDEO: Lionel Messi shows Guatamala why he's the world's best player
# Class Act
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# Class Act

VIDEO: Lionel Messi shows Guatamala why he's the world's best player

Jun 15th 2013, 5:34 PM 3,818 Views 1 Comment

The striker overtook Diego Maradona on the list of Argentina’s top goalscorers last night.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 16 March, 2013

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby
# El Diego
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# El Diego

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby

Mar 16th 2013, 12:19 PM 1,715 Views 2 Comments

Check out the tekkers from El Diez in Dubai this week.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' delivered Argentine pope
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' delivered Argentine pope

Mar 14th 2013, 2:49 PM 7,999 Views 29 Comments

In my country the ‘hand of God’ has now brought about an Argentine pope,” says El Diego.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Diego Maradona gives new Pope his blessing*
# The Hand Of God
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# The Hand Of God

Diego Maradona gives new Pope his blessing*

Mar 13th 2013, 7:31 PM 3,854 Views 3 Comments

*Not really

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

VIDEO: Diego Maradona is at Old Trafford tonight - and he's having a pretty good time
# Famous Face
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# Famous Face

VIDEO: Diego Maradona is at Old Trafford tonight - and he's having a pretty good time

Mar 5th 2013, 8:39 PM 3,657 Views 0 Comments

Keep your eye on the game, Diego!

# diego-maradona - Monday 4 March, 2013

Diego Maradona's dream job? Coaching Leo Messi at Barca
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Diego Maradona's dream job? Coaching Leo Messi at Barca

Mar 4th 2013, 2:03 PM 990 Views 0 Comments

Mine is travelling food critic or the guy on the waltzers at Funderland.

# diego-maradona - Friday 22 February, 2013

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday...
# El Diego
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# El Diego

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday...

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:13 AM 1,503 Views 1 Comment

Caroline Wozniacki was greeted by one of the word’s greatest ever footballers at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Another baby Diego as Maradona becomes a dad for the 4th time
# World Cup 2032?
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# World Cup 2032?

Another baby Diego as Maradona becomes a dad for the 4th time

Feb 14th 2013, 3:45 PM 1,280 Views 0 Comments

Baby Diego Fernando looks like the great one “from the nose upwards,” apparently.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'I only played football' -- Diego Maradona denies Italian tax evasion claims
# El Diego
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# El Diego

'I only played football' -- Diego Maradona denies Italian tax evasion claims

Feb 5th 2013, 5:58 PM 1,608 Views 0 Comments

‘If I did things wrong, it was about other stuff. I want to return to Naples freely.’

# diego-maradona - Friday 1 February, 2013

Diego Maradona wins tax battle in Italy, can now return to Naples
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Diego Maradona wins tax battle in Italy, can now return to Naples

Feb 1st 2013, 11:38 AM 1,767 Views 1 Comment

The Argentina legend had been banned from setting foot in Italy because of an alleged unpaid tax bill of €37.2m.

# diego-maradona - Friday 21 December, 2012

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil

Dec 21st 2012, 1:21 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

Never thought I’d type that sentence.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Federer: Messi shows nice guys can win
# Praise
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# Praise

Federer: Messi shows nice guys can win

Dec 13th 2012, 8:01 AM 783 Views 0 Comments

The tennis player says that the Argentinian star is proof that you don’t have to be ruthless to be great.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Redknapp denies interest in Blackburn vacancy as Maradona 'in the mix'
# Wheeladeala
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# Wheeladeala

Redknapp denies interest in Blackburn vacancy as Maradona 'in the mix'

Oct 30th 2012, 5:05 PM 725 Views 1 Comment

“It’s complete nonsense, obviously,” said the former Spurs boss, through the crack of his passenger seat window.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Diego Maradona, 51, stunned by partner's pregnancy
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Diego Maradona, 51, stunned by partner's pregnancy

Oct 20th 2012, 5:23 PM 2,419 Views 2 Comments

The World Cup winner’s 34-year-old partner Veronica Ojeda is five months pregnant with the footballer’s fourth child.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 September, 2012

Recall: Maradona appointed sports ambassador in Dubai
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Recall: Maradona appointed sports ambassador in Dubai

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:24 AM 452 Views 0 Comments

The Argentinian is awarded the role little over a month after being sacked from Al Wasl.

# diego-maradona - Friday 13 July, 2012

Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane
# Big Fan
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# Big Fan

Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane

Jul 13th 2012, 12:51 PM 1,941 Views 3 Comments

The football-loving point guard was unveiled by the LA Lakers in California this week and broke out a bit of Spanish too.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Diego Maradona sacked by UAE side Al Wasl
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Diego Maradona sacked by UAE side Al Wasl

Jul 10th 2012, 8:32 PM 1,076 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina legend has been informed that his contract has been terminated one year before it was due to expire.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Going it alone: 10 of the best ever solo goals
# Golazos
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# Golazos

Going it alone: 10 of the best ever solo goals

Apr 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 1,311 Views 1 Comment

There’s no ‘i’ in ‘team’, but there are plenty in ‘individual brilliance’.

# diego-maradona - Monday 2 April, 2012

Maradona's team defends scuffle with heckling fans
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Maradona's team defends scuffle with heckling fans

Apr 2nd 2012, 3:42 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

the Argentina legend stormed into the stands to confront fans who were taunting his girlfriend and the wives of players.

# diego-maradona - Monday 26 March, 2012

Off the record: sport stories you might have missed this weekend
# Catch Up
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# Catch Up

Off the record: sport stories you might have missed this weekend

Mar 26th 2012, 5:51 PM 840 Views 0 Comments

Watch the goal of the weekend that wasn’t scored by Peter Crouch, there’s a three-pointer from 65 feet out and Diego Maradona takes a tumble.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Maradona attacks Pele, compares himself to Bono
# Outburst
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# Outburst

Maradona attacks Pele, compares himself to Bono

Mar 15th 2012, 6:41 PM 1,203 Views 5 Comments

The ex-Argentina boss has criticised the Brazilian legend, after he called himself the “Beethoven” of football.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

WATCH: Keeper hit with 17-game ban for slapping Spanish coach
# Cheap Shot
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# Cheap Shot

WATCH: Keeper hit with 17-game ban for slapping Spanish coach

Mar 13th 2012, 11:24 AM 652 Views 0 Comments

You have to be mad to be a goalkeeper, they say. Well Diego Maradona’s stopper, Majed Nasser, was definitely mad at Quique Sanchez Flores.

# diego-maradona - Monday 5 March, 2012

Bring it on: Messi would be 'happy' to see Aguero at Real Madrid
# La Liga
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# La Liga

Bring it on: Messi would be 'happy' to see Aguero at Real Madrid

Mar 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 515 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old’s father-in-law Diego Maradona recently claimed the striker must play for Madrid one day.