Nicknamed “El Pibe de Oro,” meaning "The Golden Boy" for his unique dribbling skills and charismatic personality that helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.
Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 60, plunging his sport and his native Argentina into mourning. One of the soccer world’s biggest legends, Maradona died of a heart attack.
Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday, will forever be remembered as one of the greatest footballers. He was 60. Widely regarded as one of the greatest football players, Maradona died at his home in Argentina (“Maradona, playmaker
Sports in 2020 was in an unending state of mourning. There were so many this year. It was as if every week, sometimes days, another luminary fell, bringing a cascade of condolence and remembrance.
If football could be personified, probably it would become Diego Maradona, the man, who epitomises what it takes to be a legend.
It is almost 30 years since Diego Maradona ended his remarkable playing spell at Napoli but a year on from his death at the age of 60 the Argentine great is as present as ever in the Neapolitan world. His name is stitched on to shirts, daubed on the walls of the southern Italian
Diego Maradona was admitted to a hospital with signs of depression on Monday, three days after his 60th birthday. A Maradona staffer told The Associated Press the former footballer’s health condition is “not serious.”
Among the most expensive goods to be auctioned is a house from the 1980s that Maradona gave to his parents in the Villa Devoto neighbourhood of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires. It will have a starting price of $900,000.