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  • Maradona makes Mexico debut with 4-1 victory

    “Some people said Maradona’s useless. There were a lot of stupid people going on television to fill up the time. I hope they’ll come to the pitch now and look at my record and see what we’re actually doing, see that I know how to do this”

  • Fans laud Maradona’s arrival in Mexico

    Culiacan (Mexico) : Diego Maradona arrived to a hero’s welcome in Mexico as the new technical director of second division Dorados landed in the relative footballing outpost of Culiacan.

  • Diego Maradona to coach Mexican second-division club Dorados

    Culiacan: Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been hired to coach Mexican second-division football club Dorados, the team announced on Thursday, the retired great’s latest foray into managing. Maradona’s colorful career has included stints coaching the Argentine national team and a series of clubs around the world, and he had just started a stint as president of Belarus side Dinamo Brest last month.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Maradona apologises over Colombia-England referee slur

    Moscow: Diego Maradona has apologised for questioning the impartiality of the referee in charge of England’s last-16 penalty shootout win over Colombia. The Argentina legend had landed himself in hot water with FIFA over his outburst at US official Mark Geiger when he described England’s win on Tuesday as a “monumental robbery”.

  • Caught between love and indifference for Maradona

    Buenos Aires : Argentine legend Diego Maradona is a controversial idol, worshipped as a god for his World Cup-winning exploits but whose life of excess has left a tormented public back home torn between veneration and derision.

  • saturday night fever

    Messi must deliver, France must fire as knockout kicks-off today

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: I’m fine says Diego Maradona on health scare

    Saint Petersburg: Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he was “fine” after being seen by a doctor during the team’s World Cup victory over Nigeria. The 57-year-old, who captained Argentina to World Cup victory in 1986, said his “neck hurt a lot” on Tuesday, the BBC reported.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Health scare for ‘overexcited’ Diego Maradona during Argentina vs Kenya thriller

    Saint Petersburg: Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s rollercoaster World Cup victory over Nigeria before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle. Lionel Messi may have dominated the on-field action in Saint Petersburg, but from his VIP box in the stands Maradona reigned supreme as the undisputed centre of attention.

  • Maradona quits as coach of UAE team

    Buenos Aires : Diego Maradona resigned as coach of United Arab Emirates second division club Al Fujairah after his team failed to gain promotion, his lawyer Matias Morla announced.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Maradona’s Kolkata trip postponed yet again

    Kolkata: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona’s visit to the city has been postponed for the fourth time due to security issues as his trip is clashing with the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. A day after the organisers claimed that Maradaona’s trip was “confirmed” for October 8-9 following a three-time postponement, the police authorities today refused to “give permission” with the U-17 World Cup getting underway here on October 8.

  • Maradona backs video assistanace system

    Madrid : Argentinean football icon Diego Maradona voiced his support for the video assistant referee system, while acknowledging that with this technology his infamous goal against England in the 1986 World Cup would not have counted.

  • Maradona’s daughter hits back at Dani Alves

    Rio de Janeiro : The daughter of football legend Diego Maradona has hit back at Dani Alves after the Brazil defender claimed her father could not be compared to Lionel Messi.