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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

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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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Diego Maradona reckoned his famous Hand of God would help him to a knockout show in a charity boxing match.
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DIEGO Maradona ranted on TV about how he despises the USA and President George Bush.
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DIEGO Maradona was rushed to hospital by ambulance early yesterday amid fears over his declining health.
In 1986 the rivalry was almost forgotten - until diminutive soccer genius Diego Maradona scored with his notorious `Hand of God' goal, as well as a superb individual effort which knocked England out of the championship.
Diego Maradona had the world in his hands in 1986, but by last year he looked like he'd eaten most of it.
Summary: Argentina manager Diego Maradona made his team practise penalties ahead of their quarter-final against Germany.
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DIEGO Maradona has launched an astonishing attack on David Beckham by saying he is "too pretty" to play football.