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  • Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats Jan 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats

    Francis is a big soccer fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013.

  • The India connection of Maradona’s world champs Nov 28, 2020 03:52 PM IST

    The India connection of Maradona’s world champs

    Jorge Burruchaga, who scored the matchwinner for Argentina in the 1986 World Cup final, had warmed up by playing in the 1984 Nehru Cup in Kolkata

  • Watch these Netflix movies to celebrate football and its God, Diego Maradona Nov 28, 2020 08:01 AM IST

    Watch these Netflix movies to celebrate football and its God, Diego Maradona

    These movies on Netflix and other OTT platforms celebrate Diego Armando Maradona and the game called magic.

  • Diego Maradona's legacy will forever be tinged with regret Nov 27, 2020 01:06 PM IST

    Diego Maradona's legacy will forever be tinged with regret

    The reality of Diego Maradona's fall from grace can't be ignored amidst the clamour of obituaries praising his myriad skills

  • Two Goals, Two Lessons | What central bankers can learn from Diego Maradona Nov 27, 2020 08:44 AM IST

    Two Goals, Two Lessons | What central bankers can learn from Diego Maradona

    Diego Maradona’s first goal was akin to monetary policy of the earlier era where there was “mystery and mystique” associated with central banking. His second goal belonged to the modern central banking era

  • Diego Maradona had greatness but no sportsmanship: England's Peter Shilton Nov 26, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Diego Maradona had greatness but no sportsmanship: England's Peter Shilton

    Peter Shilton was in goal for England during their World Cup quarter-final in Mexico, when six minutes into the second half Maradona leapt in front of him to touch a high ball into the net with his fist after the keeper had charged out to punch clear.

  • Naples’ mayor begins process to rename stadium for Diego Maradona Nov 26, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    Naples’ mayor begins process to rename stadium for Diego Maradona

    The move comes with the city in mourning for the soccer great, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60, two weeks after being released from a hospital in Buenos Aires following brain surgery.

  • Goodbye Diego Maradona | World mourns demise of Argentine football icon Nov 26, 2020 04:38 PM IST

    Goodbye Diego Maradona | World mourns demise of Argentine football icon

    He was widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. In Argentina, he was worshipped as 'El Dios' - The God - partly a play on words on his number 10 shirt, 'El Diez.'

  • Diego Maradona: The Brand of God Nov 26, 2020 02:10 PM IST

    Diego Maradona: The Brand of God

    Diego Maradona was not a wealthy man in his final years, but in his pomp he earned $8-10 million in endorsements, and popularised some brands Indians may not have otherwise known

  • Kerala government declares two-day mourning for Argentine legend Diego Maradona Nov 26, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    Kerala government declares two-day mourning for Argentine legend Diego Maradona

    Diego Maradona, considered the greatest footballer of all time alongside Brazil's Pele, died following a cardiac arrest, two weeks after undergoing a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.

  • Argentines mourn Diego Maradona, 'the most human of Gods' Nov 26, 2020 11:03 AM IST

    Argentines mourn Diego Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'

    At the Diego Maradona stadium, fireworks were launched as a large crowd flooded into the field to the cry of "Maradooo, Maradooo."

  • Diego Maradona in his own words and the words of others Nov 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST

    Diego Maradona in his own words and the words of others

    A look at some of the best quotes on Diego Maradona both from the man himself and from others in football.

  • Diego Maradona hailed as 'genius' by referee who missed 'Hand of God' goal Nov 26, 2020 10:24 AM IST

    Diego Maradona hailed as 'genius' by referee who missed 'Hand of God' goal

    Former referee Ali Bin Nasser admitted that he doubted the validity of Diego Maradona's infamous 'Hand of God' goal, but said the football legend's second strike in the game was a "masterpiece".

  • Diego Maradona 'truly great' but 'hand of god' still riles former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton Nov 26, 2020 10:17 AM IST

    Diego Maradona 'truly great' but 'hand of god' still riles former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton

    Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton told a newspaper taht he did not like that the Argentina football legend Diego Maradona never apologised for the "hand of god" goal in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final.

  • 'Diego is eternal': Lionel Messi says of Maradona Nov 26, 2020 10:09 AM IST

    'Diego is eternal': Lionel Messi says of Maradona

    Deigo Maradona and Lionel Messi have often been compared in the debate about who was the greatest footballer of all time.

  • Diego Maradona’s visit to India: Some of the best moments captured on camera Nov 26, 2020 08:56 AM IST

    Diego Maradona’s visit to India: Some of the best moments captured on camera

    Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona passed away on November 25 at his home in Tigre. He was 60.

  • Diego Maradona, the most human of immortals Nov 26, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Diego Maradona, the most human of immortals

    The sport that the Argentina legend illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.

  • Brazil football legend Pele mourns passing of Diego Maradona Nov 25, 2020 11:27 PM IST

    Brazil football legend Pele mourns passing of Diego Maradona

    Pele and Diego Maradona had tremendous mutual respect and admiration for each other's skills.

  • Diego Maradona, a divine talent with more than a touch of the devil Nov 25, 2020 11:19 PM IST

    Diego Maradona, a divine talent with more than a touch of the devil

    "I have two dreams," Diego Maradona told Argentine television at the age of 17. "My first dream is to play in the World Cup. And the second dream is to win it."

  • In pics | Life and times of Maradona Nov 25, 2020 11:16 PM IST

    In pics | Life and times of Maradona

    Take a stroll through the life of this flamboyant player, best known for leading Argentina to the 1986 World Cup.

  • Diego Maradona dies at 60: Here are five of his greatest goals Nov 25, 2020 11:10 PM IST

    Diego Maradona dies at 60: Here are five of his greatest goals

    Here are five of the best goals from Diego Maradona, arguably the greatest footballer to ever play the game.

  • Diego Maradona dies at 60: Here are the five iconic moments from Argentinian football legend's career Nov 25, 2020 11:10 PM IST

    Diego Maradona dies at 60: Here are the five iconic moments from Argentinian football legend's career

    Considered a genius on field, Diego Maradona had several memorable moments during the course of his career.

  • Hand of God: The legendary move of Maradona in 1986 Nov 25, 2020 11:05 PM IST

    Hand of God: The legendary move of Maradona in 1986

    What Maradonna is most remembered for is a goal he scored in an Argentina v England game in the 1986 Fifa World Cup.

  • One of the greatest footballers of all time: Soccer clubs pay tribute to 'legend' Diego Maradona Nov 25, 2020 10:53 PM IST

    One of the greatest footballers of all time: Soccer clubs pay tribute to 'legend' Diego Maradona

    Diego Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time along with Pele, died of a heart attack on November 25.

  • Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell Nov 25, 2020 10:31 PM IST

    Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell

    But fans remained devoted. From China to Europe, Argentines found they could make friends just by mentioning Maradona's name.

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