Former Argentina international Hector Enrique believes Lionel Messi will never be on Diego Maradona’s level. Messi and Maradona are often […]
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Argentina had its famous Hand of God Goal by Diego Maradona off in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinals against England. Now Latvia has its Hand of Sotnieks Save by Kristaps Sotnieks in the 2014 Olympic quarterfinals against Canada.
Both plays involved a player making an illegal play with his hand at a pivotal juncture of the game. In both...
Manchester United players were delighted to bump into Diego Maradona in Dubai - with striker Javier Hernandez developing a bromance with the icon.
The Red Devils flew out to the Middle East last week ahead of their trip to Crystal Palace this weekend. And after another session, the players were greeted by a high-profile visitor - Argentina legend Diego Maradona.
Robin van Persie...
Argentine legend Diego Maradona in the house! Or should I say Diego Maradona in the hizzie. Manchester United are in Dubai for some training, and some rest and relaxation too. United will fly back to the U.K. tomorrow in advance of a match-up with Crystal Palace on Saturday. Hopefully, this trip gave Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney a chance to further convalesce.
Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day, especially for iconic soccer legend Diego Maradona who spent the day in Rome getting engaged to his girlfriend. The world-renowned soccer star rented a room with a gorgeous view of Rome at the Eden Hotel, where he celebrated his engagement to 23-year-old Rocio Oliva with 25 guests including former players. During the preparations for the...
The chairman of Al Wasl says his aim is to keep coach Diego Maradona happy.
Maradona said last week that he would consider leaving the UAE club if the player budget wasn't increased significantly next season, complaining he wasn't able to compete with other teams.
On Wednesday, Marwan bin Beyat said he had not heard directly from Maradona about his concerns but said his...
Diego Maradona has warned the owners at Al Wasl that he may not return to coach the team next season if it doesn't buy the kind of players that would allow him to compete for the league title.
Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, the Argentine football great complained that the United Arab Emirates club didn't bring in enough quality players during the recent January transfer...
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February 07, 2012
Diego Maradona has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai to have kidney stones removed.
Maradona's club Al Wasl says the coach and former Argentina great complained of abdominal pains on Sunday and was taken to a local hospital, where doctors determined he will need surgery to remove kidney stones.
The club said Maradona will be operated on later Sunday and is expected to be...
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January 15, 2012
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie's family vacation to Dubai included a surprise visit with Diego Maradona during a training session at his Al Wasl club.
A statement from the Dubai-based team said van Persie and his family unexpectedly dropped in on the Argentine football legend late Saturday.
Maradona took up the Al Wasl coaching post last year.
Van Persie was quoted as saying...
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January 08, 2012
Over five pounds of a powdery substance stuffed later determined to be cocaine was intercepted by customs agents last week at Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey. Smugglers were attempting to sneak the cocaine into the country by stuffing it into deflated soccer balls. Via NJ.com: On Thursday, customs agents were inspecting Heber Razuri Leon’s [...]