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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 July, 2022

'It's so much more than just a picture on a wall' - When sport becomes art
# Walls Of Fame
From The42
# Walls Of Fame

'It's so much more than just a picture on a wall' - When sport becomes art

Jul 17th 2022, 10:00 AM 23,664 Views 9 Comments

A walking tour of sports-related street art in Dublin.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Eight medical personnel to stand trial over Maradona death
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Eight medical personnel to stand trial over Maradona death

Jun 22nd 2022, 7:27 PM 6,175 Views 0 Comments

The staff are being tried for alleged criminal negligence in the death of the Argentine football legend.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for almost €8.5 million at auction
# Memorabilia
From The42
# Memorabilia

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for almost €8.5 million at auction

May 4th 2022, 5:09 PM 7,034 Views 14 Comments

The jersey was worn by the Argentina great during the 1986 World Cup quarter-final.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Maradona's daughter claims wrong 'Hand of God' jersey up for auction
# Mix-up
From The42
# Mix-up

Maradona's daughter claims wrong 'Hand of God' jersey up for auction

Apr 7th 2022, 6:10 PM 10,616 Views 9 Comments

Dalma Maradona says the shirt was actually worn by her father during the goalless first half of the 1986 World Cup quarter-final.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt expected to fetch over €4.5million at auction
# Up For Sale
From The42
# Up For Sale

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt expected to fetch over €4.5million at auction

Apr 6th 2022, 3:29 PM 5,580 Views 6 Comments

The jersey worn by the Argentina great during the 1986 World Cup quarter-final is going under the hammer.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Diego Maradona's brother Hugo dies aged 52
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Diego Maradona's brother Hugo dies aged 52

Dec 28th 2021, 4:31 PM 8,719 Views 2 Comments

The former Argentine youth international midfielder played in Italy, Austria, Spain, Argentina and Japan.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Death of Diego Maradona to be examined in new Spotify podcast series
# The Last Days Of Maradona
From The42
# The Last Days Of Maradona

Death of Diego Maradona to be examined in new Spotify podcast series

Nov 16th 2021, 7:10 PM 4,201 Views 1 Comment

The English language version of the series, which will be released this month, is to be hosted by Thierry Henry.

# diego-maradona - Monday 25 October, 2021

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia
# Commemoration
From The42
# Commemoration

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia

Oct 25th 2021, 9:07 PM 6,285 Views 7 Comments

The clubs’ legendary player will be commemorated with a special game in December.

# diego-maradona - Monday 14 June, 2021

Maradona's doctor and six other caregivers to be questioned over death
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Maradona's doctor and six other caregivers to be questioned over death

Jun 14th 2021, 8:19 AM 2,188 Views 5 Comments

The seven are accused of neglecting the football icon in his final days.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Questioning of medical team over Maradona's death delayed
# On Trial
From The42
# On Trial

Questioning of medical team over Maradona's death delayed

May 29th 2021, 9:54 AM 1,319 Views 0 Comments

The seven members of Maradona’s medical team were due to be questioned by investigating judges on Monday.

# diego-maradona - Friday 30 April, 2021

Expert medical panel says Maradona was left to 'fate' ahead of death
# Diego
From The42
# Diego

Expert medical panel says Maradona was left to 'fate' ahead of death

Apr 30th 2021, 10:59 PM 6,918 Views 1 Comment

The football icon died just weeks after undergoing brain surgery on a blood clot.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona
# El Diego
From The42
# El Diego

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona

Mar 11th 2021, 1:37 PM 4,945 Views 3 Comments

Maradona died on 25 November 2020 in circumstances under investigation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 4 December, 2020

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona
# In Memory
From The42
# In Memory

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona

Dec 4th 2020, 8:54 PM 6,735 Views 8 Comments

Club owner Aurelio de Laurentiis announced plans to rename the San Paolo Stadium soon after the Argentinian’s death.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Maradona's surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star's death
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Maradona's surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star's death

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 7:41 PM 12,253 Views 0 Comments

Police raided Leopoldo Luque’s surgery and home in search of possible evidence pointing to negligence, according to television images.

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office
# Diego Maradona
# Diego Maradona

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office

Nov 29th 2020, 6:50 PM 56,397 Views 18 Comments

The footballer was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony.

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona
# Game Recognises Game
From The42
# Game Recognises Game

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

Nov 29th 2020, 3:15 PM 15,413 Views 3 Comments

In celebration, Messi revealed he was wearing a Newell’s Old Boys jersey, the other club for whom both he and Maradona played.

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 29th 2020, 8:30 AM 3,872 Views 0 Comments

El Diego dominated this week’s collection.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence

Nov 28th 2020, 8:46 AM 31,317 Views 19 Comments

Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 27 November, 2020

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp
# Support
From The42
# Support

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp

Nov 27th 2020, 4:14 PM 12,002 Views 2 Comments

The Argentina legend died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony

Nov 27th 2020, 8:49 AM 18,321 Views 7 Comments

Only family members and close friends were permitted to attend the burial of the football icon.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win
# Icon
From The42
# Icon

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win

Nov 26th 2020, 11:25 PM 5,117 Views 0 Comments

Players stepped out onto the pitch wearing his number 10 jersey before their victory over Rijeka.

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’

Nov 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 10,202 Views 4 Comments

Paddy Mulligan kept Diego Maradona scoreless at Lansdowne Road in 1979. He considers the Argentinean one of the greatest players of all time.

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood
# El Pibe De Oro
From The42
# El Pibe De Oro

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 17,608 Views 13 Comments

In the World Cups that were contested on the streets, if you weren’t Maradona, you were no one.

'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'

Nov 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,464 Views 15 Comments

Fabian Costello is a former Argentine footballer now living in Cork, and he talks to The42 about the sad death and enduring legacy of Diego Maradona.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

The legacy of Diego Maradona
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

The legacy of Diego Maradona

Nov 25th 2020, 8:03 PM 22,060 Views 11 Comments

Maradona embodied so much of his people and his country that he elevated football to beyond just a game and the World Cup to a level it will perhaps never again reach.

'Thank you for everything' - football figures around the world pay tribute to Maradona
# Forever A Legend
From The42
# Forever A Legend

'Thank you for everything' - football figures around the world pay tribute to Maradona

Nov 25th 2020, 5:46 PM 30,688 Views 22 Comments

The football icon has passed away at the age of 60.

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60
# RIP
# RIP

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60

Nov 25th 2020, 4:41 PM 99,606 Views 155 Comments
  • A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
  • He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Maradona to leave hospital following surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

Maradona to leave hospital following surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain

Nov 11th 2020, 8:50 PM 7,900 Views 3 Comments

The 60-year-old is expected to continue his rehabilitation in Tigre, 30 kilometers north of Buenos Aires.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Maradona progressing well after brain surgery
# El Diez
From The42
# El Diez

Maradona progressing well after brain surgery

Nov 10th 2020, 8:32 AM 7,134 Views 2 Comments

The 60-year-old underwent surgery last Tuesday to remove a clot lodged between his brain and skull.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery on blood clot
# El Diego
From The42
# El Diego

Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery on blood clot

Nov 4th 2020, 8:10 AM 10,249 Views 5 Comments

‘We managed to successfully remove the clot. Diego coped well with the surgery,’ his doctor said.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Diego Maradona: Pochettino should take charge of 'biggest team in the world' Boca
# El Diez
From The42
# El Diez

Diego Maradona: Pochettino should take charge of 'biggest team in the world' Boca

Dec 17th 2019, 7:08 PM 8,984 Views 8 Comments

While dismissing a return to the Argentine giants, the legendary attacker nominated the former Spurs coach for the job.

# diego-maradona - Monday 9 December, 2019

Riquelme beats old foe Maradona and Batistuta as Boca Juniors elect new president
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Riquelme beats old foe Maradona and Batistuta as Boca Juniors elect new president

Dec 9th 2019, 7:13 PM 5,762 Views 4 Comments

The list headed by Jorge Ameal, who was club president between 2008 and 2011, won 52.8% of the vote.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election
# Rivals
From The42
# Rivals

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election

Dec 7th 2019, 7:11 PM 8,729 Views 5 Comments

The vote on Sunday is also shaping as a rematch of the recent Argentine presidential election.

# diego-maradona - Friday 22 November, 2019

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving
# U-turn
From The42
# U-turn

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:07 AM 5,103 Views 3 Comments

‘Achieving political unity in the club’ appears to be the reason behind the dramatic U-turn.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Diego Maradona steps down from Argentine club after just two months in charge
# El Diego
From The42
# El Diego

Diego Maradona steps down from Argentine club after just two months in charge

Nov 19th 2019, 6:46 PM 6,870 Views 6 Comments

After three wins from eight matches in charge of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, El Diego has left.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns
# Response
From The42
# Response

'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns

Nov 6th 2019, 10:58 PM 5,728 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup winner has allayed fears over his physical condition while also revealing he plans to donate his fortune to charity when he does pass on.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius
# Hand Of God
From The42
# Hand Of God

Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius

Oct 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 21,677 Views 28 Comments

Asif Kapadia’s documentary has been rightly acclaimed but author Jimmy Burns took on the same complex subject in the mid-90s, with similar results.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Diego Maradona has a new job
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Diego Maradona has a new job

Sep 5th 2019, 10:34 PM 12,780 Views 4 Comments

The Argentine legend has been appointed as head coach of Superliga strugglers Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies

Aug 13th 2019, 1:53 PM 11,366 Views 10 Comments

Jose Luis Brown, known as ‘Tata’, has passed away at the age of 62 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

# diego-maradona - Monday 8 July, 2019

Argentina World Cup winner's son makes dad 'suffer' at Wimbledon
# Heir Apparent
From The42
# Heir Apparent

Argentina World Cup winner's son makes dad 'suffer' at Wimbledon

Jul 8th 2019, 8:21 PM 15,698 Views 2 Comments

Roman Burruchaga is starting out on a career of his own – but with a tennis ball rather than a football.

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