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  • FIFA WC 2018: Brazil-Argentina mad Kolkata heaves a sigh of relief

    Soccer | June 28, 2018 19:14 IST

    The green and yellow of Brazil and white and blue of Argentina are seen fluttering in great numbers in the eastern metropolis.

  • Where's Messi? Tributes missing in his native Argentina city

    Soccer | May 28, 2018 16:05 IST

    Why does Rosario, a city that lives and breathes soccer, seem to have an ambivalent relationship with Lionel Messi - the world's most famous footballer?

  • Maradona's 'Match of Unity' trip postponed again, to appear during FIFA U-17 World Cup

    Soccer | September 30, 2017 14:34 IST

    Maradona's visit was originally scheduled on September 19 before being postponed to October 2 and then deferred till October 5.

  • more fifa leaders should be imprisoned maradona

    More FIFA leaders should be imprisoned: Maradona

    Soccer | September 30, 2015 13:53 IST

    Buenos Aires: Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said more FIFA leaders should be imprisoned, a media report said.He also said that FIFA president Joseph Blatter is "corrupt" and UEFA president Michel Platini is "a liar","More

  • i see a bit of maradona in virat kohli sourav ganguly

    I see a bit of Maradona in Virat Kohli: Sourav Ganguly

    Cricket | August 13, 2015 23:57 IST

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is bowled over by Virat Kohli's exuberance and passion to cricket and compared the Test captain to legendary footballer Diego Maradona."One of my favourite sportsmen was Diego Maradona and

  • diego maradona s ex wife denounces him for fraud

    Diego Maradona's ex-wife denounces him for fraud

    Soccer | July 22, 2015 7:34 IST

    Buenos Aires:  Claudia Villafane, the ex-wife of Argentinean soccer legend Diego Maradona, late Tuesday denounced him for fraud in an Argentinean court, media reported on Wednesday.Villafane, 52, appeared in front of a Buenos Aires court

  • know nine year wonder kid pietro tomaselli the new totti

    Know Nine-year wonder kid Pietro Tomaselli 'the new Totti'

    Soccer | December 30, 2014 11:25 IST

    He is being levelled as a new Totti in making or a future footballer who would be better than Maradon... but if Roma's nine-year-old Pietro Tomaselli doesn't make it there is something wrong in the

  • maradona says he s a soldier of venezuela

    Maradona says he's a 'soldier of Venezuela

    Soccer | December 11, 2014 13:01 IST

    Caracas: Argentina football legend Diego Armando Maradona said he's a "soldier" of Venezuela after a short meeting with President Nicolas Maduro. Minutes before departing from the capital's airport Wednesday, Maradona said to the press he has

  • diego maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video

    Diego Maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video leaked

    Soccer | October 30, 2014 17:17 IST

    Buenos Aires: 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."I spoke to Diego and he filed the

  • tv show airs video of maradona attacking ex girlfriend

    TV show airs video of Maradona attacking ex-girlfriend

    Soccer | October 31, 2014 11:54 IST

    Buenos Aires: An Argentine television programme aired a video Tuesday showing soccer legend Diego Maradona hitting his ex-girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, hours after the soccer idol had said he "never raised a hand" against a woman.The

  • know what stopped maradona from fulfilling his potential

    Know what stopped Maradona from fulfilling his potential

    Soccer | December 12, 2014 11:21 IST

    Buenos Aires:  Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.In an interview with Argentine television channel Tyc Sports, the 53-year-old said he has not

  • maradona slaps argentine journalist

    Maradona slaps Argentine journalist

    Soccer | August 11, 2014 15:24 IST

    New Delhi: Controversial Argentine football player and coach, Diego Maradona has once again found his way into the spotlight, by slapping a journalist.Maradona, who was leaving a theater with his girlfriend Veronica Ojeda and their

  • fifa world cup pele maradona impersonators compete for cash

    FIFA World Cup: Pele, Maradona impersonators compete for cash

    Soccer | June 12, 2014 13:06 IST

    Rio De Janeiro: Just outside the Maracana Stadium's main entrance, the debate rages on: Who is the greatest football player of all time?   Over here is Argentinian Daniel Gonzalez, wearing Diego Maradona's 1986 World Cup

  • maradona fumes as his young fianc e flirts with united s de

    Maradona fumes as his young fiancée flirts with United's De Gea

    Soccer | February 23, 2014 7:31 IST

    New Delhi: Diego Maradona reportedly flew off the handle when he thought his fiancée had been flirting with Manchester United's David De Gea. The Spanish goalkeeper met the legend this week when David Moyes took

  • pele would always be second best says maradona

    Pele would always be second best, says Maradona

    Soccer | January 24, 2014 12:33 IST

    Dubai: Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona said here Thursday that Brazil's football legend Pele would always be the second best footballer behind him, even after the FIFA righted Pele a Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur

  • maradona renews dubai sports envoy contract

    Maradona renews Dubai sports envoy contract

    Soccer | July 10, 2013 6:49 IST

    Dubai, July 10: Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona got his contract, as honorary sports ambassador, extended for a second year by the Dubai Sports Council (DSC).The 52-year old former footballer called Dubai his "second

  • maradona s return home surrounded by tumult

    Maradona's return home surrounded by tumult

    Soccer | May 16, 2013 11:00 IST

    Buenos Aires, May 16: Diego Maradona is back in Argentina and, as usual, his return has been surrounded by controversy.The Argentine football great arrived late Tuesday from Dubai with his new girlfriend—Rocio Oliva—on his first

  • maradona may take over as iraq soccer coach

    Maradona may take over as Iraq soccer coach

    Soccer | December 21, 2012 15:23 IST

    Buenos Aires, Dec 21: An Argentine football official says Diego Maradona is a leading candidate to take over as coach of Iraq's national team. Hernan Tofoni was quoted by Argentina's state-run news agency Telam as

  • after dubai soccer legend maradona looks to china

    After Dubai, soccer legend Maradona looks to China

    Soccer | August 15, 2012 19:16 IST

    Beijing, Aug 15: Chinese state media say Argentine football great Diego Maradona wants to coach in China, where clubs are spending big bucks to lure international names.The 51-year-old Maradona arrived in Beijing on Monday for

  • al wasl replaces maradona with bruno metsu

    Al Wasl replaces Maradona with Bruno Metsu

    Soccer | July 17, 2012 22:37 IST

    Dubai, Jul 17: Al Wasl replaced Diego Maradona with Bruno Metsu a week after firing the Argentine great, who had a year left with the Dubai club.Metsu signed a two-year contract on Tuesday and is

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