BOGOTA, Colombia --
Diego Maradona believes the upcoming FIFA election offers a chance ''to kick (Sepp) Blatter in the rear end.''
The former Argentine star is in Colombia to play an exhibition game on Friday called the ''Game for Peace,'' but he could not resist weighing in on Blatter's bid for his fifth consecutive term to head soccer's governing body.
''I think we have a good...
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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Diego Maradona says the upcoming FIFA election offers a chance ''to kick (Sepp) Blatter in the rear end.''
Maradona is in Colombia to play an exhibition game called the ''Game for Peace,'' but he could not resist weighing in on Blatter's bid for his fifth consecutive term to head soccer's governing body.
Maradona, who has had a long-running feud with Blatter...
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9 days ago
Unlike many of the shots Diego Maradona took during his legendary soccer career, those rumors which claim Fidel Castro has died are wide of the mark.
Maradona quashed Castro death rumors Monday by showing a signed, four-page letter he recently received from the former President of Cuba to Telesur, according to Reuters. Maradona didn’t share the contents...
Diego Maradona might not be able to dribble his way out of this one.
Maradona has come under heavy criticism after video of him allegedly striking his former fiancee, Rocio Oliva, emerged this week.
The video of Maradona’s alleged attack on Oliva first aired this weekend on the Argentinian television show “Nosotros al Mediodía.” In it, Maradona yells at Oliva for using her...
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona can be seen hitting ex-girlfriend Rocio Oliva in a new video that has emerged. Oliva and Maradona have been in an on-and-off relationship that apparently has soured for good. According to Argentina news company Ciudad, Oliva claimed in June to have video and photo evidence of Maradona beating her. Things...Read More
Diego Maradona is up to his old tricks.
Maradona, 53, recently was filmed fighting outside of a nightclub in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The Argentinian soccer legend tried to attack local fans, who wanted to take a picture with him, according to Metro.
While Maradona’s friends kept the incident from escalating into a full-fledged fracas, the video still has been doing the rounds...
Diego Maradona is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time. The former Argentine star and manager constantly draws attention from reporters and paparazzi, and he is not afraid to speak his mind. On Saturday, he did a lot more than just sharing his thoughts. As Metro pointed out, Maradona slapped […]
Diego Maradona is arguably one of the greatest soccer players to ever wear a pair of cleats, but he seems to make headlines for all the wrong reasons since retiring.
In his most recent situation, Maradona was caught on film slapping an Argentine journalist after he apparently winked at Maradona’s girlfriend.
Via Soccerly, who has more on the situation:
Last week’s Hillsborough documentary was the first of eight films that ESPN will show over the next few months as part of its ESPN’s 30 For 30 Soccer Series. Films two and three will air tonight at 7pm ET on ESPN with the debut of Maradona ’86 and The Opposition.
While Hillsborough was a feature-length film, Maradona ’86 and The Opposition are closer to the lengths...
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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...