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Ma·ra·do·na

 (mä′rə-dō′nə), Diego Armando Born 1960.
Argentine soccer player. Noted for his speed and ball control, he scored crucial goals for his country's team in four consecutive World Cup tournaments (1982-1994).

Maradona

(ˌmærəˈdɒnə)
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(Biography) Diego Armando (dɪˈeɪɡəʊ). born 1960, Argentinian footballer and manager: his clubs included Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, and Napoli; scored 34 goals in 91 internationals (1977–94); under his captaincy Argentina won the World Cup in 1986
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It defeated Mexico 3-1 in the round of 16, leading Maradona to boast about the team's scoring prowess.
Maradona, aged 47, arrived at the Guemes health clinic in the Argentine capital in an ambulance.
As long as he has fun close to the ball then we will all be fine," Maradona said.
GROUP B ARGENTINA v NIGERIA Johannesburg 3pm, BBC1 ARGENTINA coach Diego Maradona admits he would love to see Lionel Messi make the same impact on this World Cup as he himself did back in 1986.
MARCO TARDELLI believes Leo Messi could lead Argentina to World Cup glory - but still won't be a patch on Maradona.
To call Diego Maradona a 'top man' seems a bit hypocritical, if you ask me.
DIEGO MARADONA is set to become the manager of Dubai based Al Wasl.
Both were scored by the incorrigible Diego Maradona in the Aztec Stadium and England were dumped out of the World Cup.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona is believed to be in a critical condition following his admission to a Buenos Aires hospital with breathing difficulties.
Argentine soccer superstar Diego Maradona has yet to go through the procedure of getting a visa to Japan three days after the Japanese government reversed itself and agreed to allow him to enter the country, Japanese diplomatic sources said Monday.
Suspended sentence for Maradona: The World Cup might soon have Diego Maradona on its doorstep again.
com/fifaworldcup While Messi's goal inspired fans, Argentina's struggle to beat Iran in Group F provoked the ire of the country's past legend Diego Maradona and the media.