Maradona, Mallika Sherawat come together in Dubai

Fans thronged the Karama hotel in Dubai as Argentenian football icon Diego Maradona and dazzling Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat opened a new branch of Chemmanur International Jewellers.

Messi wanted Maradona to stay

Lionel Messi wanted Maradona to stay on as Argentina coach and is looking forward to playing in the same club side as Spain`s Cesc Fabregas one day.

Maradona ponders his future as Argentina coach

Maradona could decide his future when he meets Grondona where he would be offered a four-year contract.

Jubilant reception for Maradona, Messi in Buenos Aires

Despite their humiliating loss to Germany in the World Cup football quarter-finals, the Argentine national football team and coach Diego Maradona received a rousing reception when they arrived in Buenos Aires.

Argentina shattered as Maradona mulls future

Argentina head home on Sunday with their World Cup dream in tatters and coach Diego Maradona lamenting the toughest day of his life as he considers whether to quit.

Pele takes another swipe at Diego Maradona

war of words with Diego Maradona continued
on Thursday.

Maradona calls for fair play after Messi marking

Diego Maradona asked where was fair play at the World Cup after Lionel Messi was treated to systematic fouling by Greece in Argentina`s 2-0 win on Tuesday.

Twelfth man Maradona inspires Messi`s Argentina

Argentina`s exciting start to the WC is down to Diego Maradona`s presence almost as a 12th player.

Maradona and Messi work it out for Argentina

Diego Maradona thrives on attention and continuing to be acclaimed as one of the greatest players of all time

Maradona against planned World Cup warm-up with Canada

Argentina must not play a planned World Cup warm-up at home against Canada to rest the players before they head to the South Africa finals, coach Diego Maradona said on Thursday.

Maradona`s call-ups pass 90 with friendly squad

Diego Maradona has added Jose Sosa and released Fiorentina`s Mario Bolatti for Argentina`s friendly with Costa Rica next week, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Tuesday.

Maradona back at work and off to South Africa

Diego Maradona is
back as Argentina`s football coach, ending a two-month
suspension imposed by FIFA following a profanity-filled rant
after his team qualified for the World Cup against Uruguay.

No easy matches in World Cup: Maradona

Argentina coach Diego Maradona has said there are no easy matches in a World Cup, after missing the draw for South Africa 2010 due to a FIFA ban.

Maradona tells Messi to take charge

Argentina coach Diego Maradona has told superstar Lionel Messi to take charge of his country`s World Cup dream, starting by masterminding victory over European champions Spain.

Bilardo draws parallel with 2009 Messi and 1986 Maradona

Lionel Messi`s difficulty reproducing his Barcelona form for Argentina happened with Diego Maradona before the 1986 World Cup triumph, according to title-winning coach Carlos Bilardo.

FIFA says to hold Maradona hearing on Sunday

FIFA said that it will hold a disciplinary hearing on Diego Maradona on Sunday over the Argentinian coach`s sexually-explicit rant after his team`s World Cup qualification.

Di Stefano was the best, Maradona could not score with his head: Pele

Pele has revealed that he turned down the chance to play for Real Madrid when he was the star of world football and has stated that Alfredo Di Stefano was the best player ever.

Maradona choice may come back to haunt Argentina

For most of the 95 years that Argentina have been playing Brazil in the great South American "clasico", the Argentines have boasted the better head-to-head record.

Maradona can`t be taken seriously: Pele

If there are two people who will never see eye-to-eye they are Pele and Diego Maradona, arguably the two greatest players to have ever graced a football field.

Win in Russia gives Maradona new hope for Brazil game

An emotional and relieved Diego Maradona was thrilled with his Argentina team`s performance in Russia on Wednesday ahead of their World Cup qualifying clash with arch-rivals Brazil.