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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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

The greatest World Cup tragedies: Diego Maradona, USA 1994

Jun 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 54,452 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 4,398 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 7,563 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
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# El Diez

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

Mar 26th 2014, 8:56 PM 3,740 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 6,612 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 7,106 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 8,129 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 4,798 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 4,994 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 5,853 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 2,804 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 3,814 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 1,704 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
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' delivered Argentine pope

Mar 14th 2013, 2:49 PM 7,989 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 3,852 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 3,653 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
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# El Diego

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

Mar 4th 2013, 2:03 PM 984 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 1,498 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 1,273 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
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# El Diego

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

Feb 5th 2013, 5:58 PM 1,605 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 1,759 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 604 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 781 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 720 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 2,408 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 447 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 1,897 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 1,068 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 1,306 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
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# El Diez

Maradona's team defends scuffle with heckling fans

Apr 2nd 2012, 3:42 PM 348 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 834 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 1,182 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 637 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 512 Views 0 Comments

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

# diego-maradona - Monday 16 January, 2012

Off the record: the biggest sports stories you might have missed this weekend
# Different Class
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# Different Class

Off the record: the biggest sports stories you might have missed this weekend

Jan 16th 2012, 5:06 PM 907 Views 0 Comments

Excitable commentators, amazing waves, and how to turn your dustpan into a putter.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 6 November, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 6th 2011, 9:30 AM 397 Views 1 Comment

The cosmic implications of Tim Tebow, Lionel Messi’s place in history and why Luis Suarez gets a bad rap: it’s all in our wide-ranging round-up of the week’s finest sports journalism.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Cassano set for heart surgery following reported stroke
# Recovery Process
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# Recovery Process

Cassano set for heart surgery following reported stroke

Nov 2nd 2011, 3:48 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The player is likely to be out of action for a couple of months, according to Milan’s official website.

# diego-maradona - Friday 23 September, 2011

WATCH: Maradona kicks out at Al-Wasl fan
# Boot In
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# Boot In

WATCH: Maradona kicks out at Al-Wasl fan

Sep 23rd 2011, 4:03 PM 298 Views 1 Comment

It’s okay though, because El Diego apologised. Some things will never change, eh?

# diego-maradona - Sunday 4 September, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Sep 4th 2011, 11:16 AM 301 Views 0 Comments

With an ode to the healing power of football fanaticism and the incredible story of Rwanda’s national cycling team, this week’s round-up of the best writing the internet has to offer isn’t to be missed.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Not my face: Maradona sues Chinese games company over use of image
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# El Diego

Not my face: Maradona sues Chinese games company over use of image

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:46 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

Arguably the greatest football of all time is not happy with the apology of a Chinese gaming company for improper use of his image and has decided to take them to the courts.