Diego Maradona: The Boy From The Barrio With The Feet Of Gold And The ‘Hand Of God’

by Chris Summers
Nov. 25, 2020

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60. Maradona, who led his country to World Cup glory in 1986, is widely considered one of the best footballers in history.
Diego Maradona has died in hospital after undergoing brain surgery in a Buenos Aires hospital.
Football supporters around the world have flocked to Twitter to pay tribute to his talent.
Diego Armando Maradona was born in Villa Fiorito, a poverty-stricken town 20 miles from Buenos Aires, in 1960.
The fifth of eight children, he got his first football when he was just three and never looked back.
His ball control and natural talent shone as a child and he made his league debut for Argentinos Juniors at 16.
His stature – he was only five feet five inches tall – meant he had a low centre of gravity, which enabled him to keep his balance as he dribbled past defenders
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World Political Leaders Bid Farewell to Diego Maradona

Nov. 25, 2020
Political, religious, and social leaders, as well as former dignitaries from different parts of the planet, expressed their sorrow for the death of the Argentinean idol.
There is no doubt that the death of Diego Armando Maradona has left no one indifferent. Many personalities worldwide have expressed their grief after learning of the end of the former Argentine football player. The world of politics has been no exception, with various comments reminding us of the importance of number “10”, some even mentioning his well-known political views.
A great friend of Cuba and Venezuela, Maradona left this world on the day that marks the fourth anniversary of the death of his friend and political legend of the second half of the 20th century, Fidel Castro. For Maradona, Castro was “a second father.”
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