Jan 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Francis is a big soccer fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013.
- Nov 28, 2020 03:52 PM IST
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
- Nov 28, 2020 08:01 AM IST
These movies on Netflix and other OTT platforms celebrate Diego Armando Maradona and the game called magic.
- Nov 27, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The reality of Diego Maradona's fall from grace can't be ignored amidst the clamour of obituaries praising his myriad skills
- Nov 27, 2020 08:44 AM IST
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
- Nov 26, 2020 06:45 PM IST
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.
- Nov 26, 2020 05:10 PM IST
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.
- Nov 26, 2020 04:38 PM IST
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.'
- Nov 26, 2020 02:10 PM IST
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
- Nov 26, 2020 02:00 PM IST
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.
- Nov 26, 2020 11:03 AM IST
At the Diego Maradona stadium, fireworks were launched as a large crowd flooded into the field to the cry of "Maradooo, Maradooo."
- Nov 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST
A look at some of the best quotes on Diego Maradona both from the man himself and from others in football.
- Nov 26, 2020 10:24 AM IST
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".
- Nov 26, 2020 10:17 AM IST
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.
- Nov 26, 2020 10:09 AM IST
Deigo Maradona and Lionel Messi have often been compared in the debate about who was the greatest footballer of all time.
- Nov 26, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona passed away on November 25 at his home in Tigre. He was 60.
- Nov 26, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The sport that the Argentina legend illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.
- Nov 25, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Pele and Diego Maradona had tremendous mutual respect and admiration for each other's skills.
- Nov 25, 2020 11:19 PM IST
"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."
- Nov 25, 2020 11:16 PM IST
Take a stroll through the life of this flamboyant player, best known for leading Argentina to the 1986 World Cup.
- Nov 25, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Here are five of the best goals from Diego Maradona, arguably the greatest footballer to ever play the game.
- Nov 25, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Considered a genius on field, Diego Maradona had several memorable moments during the course of his career.
- Nov 25, 2020 11:05 PM IST
What Maradonna is most remembered for is a goal he scored in an Argentina v England game in the 1986 Fifa World Cup.
- Nov 25, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Diego Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time along with Pele, died of a heart attack on November 25.
- Nov 25, 2020 10:31 PM IST
But fans remained devoted. From China to Europe, Argentines found they could make friends just by mentioning Maradona's name.