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Marek Hamsik breaks Diego Maradona's Napoli scoring record

Marek Hamsik breaks Diego Maradona's Napoli scoring record

The 30-year-old Slovakian attacking midfielder has been at Napoli for 10 years and set the new mark 116 goals for the Italian club.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
Diego Maradona urges Madrid to 'give away' injury-prone Gareth Bale

Diego Maradona urges Madrid to 'give away' injury-prone Gareth Bale

Diego Maradona says he has a solution to Real Madrid's scarcity of goals this season - sign France teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe from Paris St Germain and give Gareth Bale away for free.

Dec 15, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Diego Maradona wants to coach Argentina again

Diego Maradona wants to coach Argentina again

Football legend Diego Maradona has expressed a desire to return as coach of Argentina`s national team after their 2-4 loss to Nigeria in a friendly.

Nov 15, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Three FIFA legends pick Diego Maradona as their favourite player

Three FIFA legends pick Diego Maradona as their favourite player

For Nigerian Emmanuel Amunike, Columbian great Carlos Valderrama and Frenchman Marcel Desailly, Maradona was their pick as the best player.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Argentine legend Diego Maradona named coach of UAE's second division side Al-Fujairah

Argentine legend Diego Maradona named coach of UAE's second division side Al-Fujairah

It marks a return to management after a five-year gap for the 56-year-old Argentina great, who as a player led his country to a 1986 World Cup title and runners-up spot four years later.

May 08, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best at the moment: Pele

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best at the moment: Pele

The three-time World Cup winner said the lack of superstars in global football is not good for the game.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
There won't be another like me or Maradona: Pele

There won't be another like me or Maradona: Pele

Brazilian legend Pele on Thursday declared that there won't be another like him and the man who draws constant comparisons with him, Diego Maradona.

Oct 08, 2015, 17:06 PM IST
Lionel Messi to play in friendly match against Mexico

Lionel Messi to play in friendly match against Mexico

Argentine star Lionel Messi will play the friendly match against Mexico, media reported.

Aug 04, 2015, 13:08 PM IST
That`s Amoory - not Messi, says Aussie boss

That`s Amoory - not Messi, says Aussie boss

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said Tuesday`s Asian Cup semi-final in Newcastle between the free-scoring Socceroos and the tournament`s surprise package United Arab Emirates is not about the new "Messi or Ronaldo".

Jan 26, 2015, 13:41 PM IST
Qatar`s `Maradona` has Asian Cup point to prove

Qatar`s `Maradona` has Asian Cup point to prove

Qatar`s very own "Maradona" is desperate for Asian Cup success after missing out on his country`s Gulf Cup triumph through injury last November.

Jan 10, 2015, 13:51 PM IST
Maradona says he's a 'soldier' of Venezuela

Maradona says he's a 'soldier' of Venezuela

Argentina football legend Diego Armando Maradona said he's a "soldier" of Venezuela after a short meeting with President Nicolas Maduro.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

`Controversy king` Diego Maradona slaps journalist

Legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, slapped a journalist on Saturday while leaving a theatre along with mother of his child, Veronica Ojeda, and their son Diego Fernando, in his homeland.

Aug 11, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

Germany script history, beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Germany wrote a new chapter in the history of international football as they became the first European team to lift the World Cup in South America, clinching a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, their triumph coming on the back of steely resolve and blood on the pitch here.

Jul 14, 2014, 10:30 AM IST

Real Madrid legend Di Stefano dies aged 88

Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, considered of the greatest footballers ever, died in a Spanish hospital on Monday aged 88, drawing tributes from around the sporting world.

Jul 08, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

FIFA World Cup: `Amazing` Messi is our Maradona, says coach

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella Monday hailed Lionel Messi`s "amazing" World Cup form and compared him to Diego Maradona during the team`s title run in 1986.

Jun 30, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Maradona hails `El Falco` Thomas Muller

Goal-scoring machine Gerd Mueller was unkindly nicknamed `short, fat Mueller` during his career, now Germany`s latest hot-shot star Thomas Mueller has been dubbed `El Flaco` -- the Skinny One -- by Argentina legend Maradona.

Jun 18, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

Inonito, Akshay head to Argentina to train with Club Athletico

It was a dream come true for Delhi boys Inonito Zhihoni and Akshay Hurria after they were named among the 15 players who have been selected by IFB Boca Football Champs to travel to Argentina and train with the legendary Club Athletico Boca Juniors.

May 16, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

Pele the greatest, Maradona is next, says Carlos

Football legend Carlos Alberto Torres, who led Brazil to the World Cup crown in 1970, Sunday rated his former teammate Pele higher than Argentine genius Maradona.

Dec 22, 2013, 18:23 PM IST

Maradona invited to Colombian 'Match for Peace' in Cuba

Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia`s FARC to play for their team in a soccer "Game for Peace" during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to settle a decades-old conflict.

Dec 04, 2013, 11:51 AM IST

Sabella praises Argentina after 1-1 draw

Argentina missed the chance to all but secure their place at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolivia.

Mar 27, 2013, 15:39 PM IST