Scaloni choses Messi over Maradona in Argentina hero debate
Argentina

Scaloni choses Messi over Maradona in Argentina hero debate

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has had his say in the Messi vs Maradona debate. Fresh off of collecting the 2022 World Cup trophy, the country's third, Scaloni has chosen Lionel Messi over Diego Maradona. "If I have to choose one I choose Leo, I have something special with him. He is the best of […]

Argentina

/ 10 days ago

Scaloni choses Messi over Maradona in Argentina hero debate

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has had his say in the Messi vs Maradona debate. Fresh off of collecting the 2022 World Cup trophy, the country's third, Scaloni has chosen Lionel Messi over Diego Maradona. "If I have to choose one I choose Leo, I have something special with him. He is the best of […]

Argentina

/ 107 days ago

Maradona's 'Hand of God' ball to fetch around $3 million at auction

The soccer ball used in the 1986 World Cup quarter final between Argentina and England, the day of the famous 'Hand of God' goal, is set to go to auction next month, according to the BBC. While any ball used in such a big match would be historically significant, this particular one is one of […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 240 days ago

Kylian Mbappé's road to being the greatest of all time

Kylian Mbappé's rapid start to his career could put him in the running for the greatest soccer player of all time. That topic is one that sparks debate among a certain set of players. Four men separate themselves from their peers in their respective eras. Pelé, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Mount […]

Argentina

/ 260 days ago

Diego Maradona's distinguished, controversial World Cup legacy

Diego Armando Maradona's legacy at the World Cup distinguishes him as a legend of the game. He also had a strong club career revolutionizing the game with his dribbling. The Argentine scored 81 goals for Napoli. He fulfilled the expectation set out for him upon his arrival. In 1984, hundreds of thousands came out to […]

Diego Maradona

/ 283 days ago

Maradona shirt auction opens with bid of $5 million

New York (AFP) – An auction of the jersey worn by Diego Maradona when he scored twice against England in the 1986 World Cup, including the infamous "hand of God" goal, kicked off Wednesday with a bid of over $5 million. Sotheby's is selling the blue number 10 Argentina shirt in an online sale that […]
ByAFP

Argentina

/ 289 days ago

Prosecutors call for Maradona medical staff to face trial

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Prosecutors investigating the 2020 death of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona have asked that the medical staff who treated him be tried for negligent homicide. In their request Wednesday, the prosecutors said "omissions" and mismanagement by eight medical professionals in charge of Maradona placed him in a "situation of helplessness" and […]
ByAFP

Argentina

/ 297 days ago

Maradona's 1986 World Cup 'hand of God' jersey to be auctioned

New York (AFP) – The jersey worn by Diego Maradona when he scored twice against England in the 1986 World Cup, including the infamous "hand of God" goal, is to be auctioned off later this month, Sotheby's announced Wednesday. The blue number 10 shirt has been owned since the end of the controversial World Cup […]
ByAFP

Diego Maradona

/ 437 days ago

'The Last Days of Maradona' to debut on Spotify

One year after Diego Maradona's death, 'The Last Days of Maradona' will chronicle the legend's passing on Spotify. Everyone remembers their personal reaction to Diego Maradona's death. After all, the Argentine left countless memories during his illustrious tenure as perhaps the greatest player of all time. Of course, Maradona tarnished his athletic greatness with his […]

Diego Maradona

/ 527 days ago

Two Maradona daughters deny harassing his ex-lawyer

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Two of late football great Diego Maradona's daughters on Thursday denied charges of alleged digital harassment in a case relating to a long-running feud with their father's former lawyer. Dalma and Gianinna Maradona are accused of harassing Matias Morla with whom they are embroiled in an inheritance dispute. In a letter submitted […]
ByAFP

Diego Maradona

/ 578 days ago

Maradona's doctor 'not in charge' of icon's final days: lawyer

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Diego Maradona's personal physician denied through his lawyer Monday any responsibility for the football icon's death, in which he and six other medical personnel are being investigated for manslaughter. Neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, 39, appeared before Buenos Aires prosecutors to answer to claims that he and other caregivers had neglected Maradona in his […]
ByAFP

Diego Maradona

/ 579 days ago

Maradona's doctor questioned in star's death

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Diego Maradona's doctor was questioned by prosecutors Monday in an investigation into claims that he and six other medical personnel had neglected the ailing football icon in his final days, precipitating his death. The appearance of Leopoldo Luque, 39, closes a two-week process of interrogation, with the seven having appeared one by […]
ByAFP