Maradona

For Soccer Suresh, Maradona is a passion beyond words

The unending admiration for Maradona and the dream to become a footballer forced Soccer Suresh aka Suresh P S, 46, to decorate his vehicle with the name, photos, and quotes of Maradona.

published on : 7th December 2022

Maradona''s World Cup absence "strange" for Messi, Argentina

Infantino said that at every World Cup going forward will be a day reserved to celebrate Maradona. 

published on : 26th November 2022

Kerala hotel that hosted Maradona to unveil his sculpture on Sunday

The sculpture has the same height as Maradona (5.5ft). The sculpture will sport the number 10 jersey of  Argentina.

published on : 20th November 2022

Maradona ‘Hand of God’ ball sold for $2.4M by referee who missed soccer’s most famous handball

Speaking ahead of the auction, Bin Nasser said: “I couldn’t see the incident clearly. The two players, Shilton and Maradona, were facing me from behind.

published on : 17th November 2022

A giant Maradona emerges in Argentina, days before World Cup 

Well-known street artist Martín Ron was behind the world's largest mural. “This photo summarizes everything Diego was,” he said.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Referee to cash in on Maradona ‘Hand of God’ World Cup ball

Graham Budd Auctions said Thursday they expect the 36-year-old Adidas ball owned by ex-referee Ali Bin Nasser to fetch between $2.7 million and $3.3 million when it goes up for sale in Britain.

published on : 14th October 2022

Medical staff in Argentina to be tried for Diego Maradona death

Maradona died aged 60 while recovering from brain surgery for a blood clot, and after decades of battles with cocaine and alcohol addictions.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Flying museum to honour Maradona ahead of World Cup 

The 'Tango D10S' plane was introduced on Wednesday night before it flies around Argentina for fans of Maradona to visit on the ground.

published on : 27th May 2022

Diego Maradona's 'hand of God' 1986 World Cup jersey auctioned for USD 9.3 million

Sotheby's said that seven bidders vied for the garment in an auction that began April 20 and ended on Wednesday morning without releasing the name of the buyer.

published on : 5th May 2022

Maradona's 'Hand of God' jersey to be auctioned

Auctioneer Sotheby’s said that the jersey could fetch more than 5.2 million USD, and the shirt will be on display in Sotheby’s London showroom during the April 20-May 4 bidding period.

published on : 6th April 2022

Lionel Messi's disappointments with Argentina

Argentina captain Lionel Messi only scored once in Russia and is still yet to net in the knockout stages of a World Cup.

published on : 30th June 2018

Maradona drama is a problem for Argentina and Messi in FIFA World Cup

When Lionel Messi ran to the corner and sank to his knees, the enduring image of Argentina scrambling into the World Cup's last 16 was set.

published on : 27th June 2018

Diego Maradona needs medical treatment after Argentina victory

Maradona, 57, had been visibly emotional during the match in Saint Petersburg that Argentina had to win to stay in the tournament.

published on : 27th June 2018

England striker Harry Kane mirrors Diego Maradona in his passion: Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Kane's double secured England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener to put Gareth Southgate's side in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stages.

published on : 21st June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina rally behind Lionel Messi ahead of key Croatia clash

Argentina are rallying around captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia.

published on : 20th June 2018

Diego Maradona pours scorn on Argentina coach after Iceland draw

"Playing like that, he can't come back to Argentina," the 1986 World Cup winner told Venezuelan television after Lionel Messi missed a penalty in the 1-1 Group D stalemate in Moscow.

published on : 18th June 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Diego Maradona, none before him, none thereafter

For him, laws were like opponents, who had to be beaten at any cost.

published on : 7th June 2018

As good as Diego Maradona: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino hails Mousa Dembele

Tottenham make the short journey across London to take on Crystal Palace with manager Pochettino comparing midfielder Dembele to Maradona.

published on : 25th February 2018

Diego Maradona rues Italy's World Cup absence

Argentine legend Diego Maradona lamented Italy's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup, regretting the absence of "one of the greats" of international football.

published on : 15th November 2017

Tottenham striker Harry Kane in awe of Argentinian icon Diego Maradona

Harry Kane said he wanted to supplant the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world.

published on : 24th October 2017
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