Italian judge orders Maradona, lawyer to stand trial
Italian judge orders Maradona, lawyer to stand trial

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona and his lawyer Angelo Pisano will go on trial in Italy next year for slandering the Equitalia tax collection agency, a judge has ruled.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are at same level: Diego Maradona
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are at same level: Diego Maradona

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona said the debate over which player is better out of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is flawed as the pair are equally matched.

Diego Maradona baptised in Jordan River
Diego Maradona baptised in Jordan River

Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has got baptised in the West Asian river Jordan here on the same place where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptised.

'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'
'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'

Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has launched a blistering tirade on Sepp Blatter, accusing the FIFA president of plummeting the world football's governing body into 'anarchy' in his tenure.

Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele
Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.

Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona
Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona

 Maximiliano Romero wants to emulate the career of Diego Maradona and become a penalty box predator like Radamel Falcao, the Argentine 16-year-old who is coveted by Arsenal told Reuters on Wednesday.

Maradona to play match for Colombia`s peace process
Maradona to play match for Colombia`s peace process

Argentina`s legendary ex-footballer Diego Maradona will play in a "pro-peace match" in Bogota this month to support Colombia`s ongoing peace process, officials said Sunday.

Gloomy Sculpture of England`s football defeats sold for $646,000
Gloomy Sculpture of England`s football defeats sold for $646,000

A granite monument with every defeat ever suffered by the England football team over 124 years engraved on it sold for $646,000 on Tuesday.

Diego Maradona-style handball as Shandong Luneng crash
Diego Maradona-style handball as Shandong Luneng crash

Yang Xu scored but then saw red for a Diego Maradona-style handball as Shandong Luneng crashed 4-1 to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

Kind draw for Argentina at U20 World Cup
Kind draw for Argentina at U20 World Cup

Six-time FIFA Under-20 World Cup champions Argentina on Tuesday secured a dream draw in the tournament that is credited with launching the careers of superstars Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi.

Fidel Castro writes Maradona to quell death rumours: Report

Fidel Castro has sent a letter to his friend and Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona, a Venezuelan-based TV network said on Monday, adding that the missive quashed rumors that the former Cuban leader might have died.

Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or
Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said on Monday that he believes Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer should pip Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the Ballon D`Or.

Diego Maradona renews contract with Venezuela's Telesur network
Diego Maradona renews contract with Venezuela's Telesur network

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona renewed his contract with Venezuelan television station Telesur, which in April had invited him to be a commentator during the World Cup in Brazil, the station said on its website.

Court orders Diego Maradona to pay for slander victim's legal fees
Court orders Diego Maradona to pay for slander victim's legal fees

 Famed Argentine ex-footballer Diego Maradona must pay the legal expenses of Shanghai Shenhua team coach Sergio Batista for alleging he took bribes from national players, an Argentine court has ruled.

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Diego Maradona accuses Sepp Blatter of wanting to drive him out of football
Diego Maradona accuses Sepp Blatter of wanting to drive him out of football

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has leveled charges against the FIFA president Sepp Blatter, accusing him of attempting to force him out of football.

Diego Maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video leaked
Diego Maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video leaked

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona filed a theft complaint against his girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, after a video was released that allegedly shows him hitting her.

Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend
Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend

Football legend Diego Maradona finds himself embroiled in yet another controversy. A television show in his native Argentina aired a video of him hitting Rocio Oliva, his ex-girlfriend.

Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona
Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".