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DIEGO MARADONA RUMORS

Naples, Maradona abuzz as Napoli title talk hits fever pitch

‘Winter champion’ pizzas are on the menu and Naples’ favorite son, Diego Maradona, has promised to arrive by helicopter if Napoli fulfill their promise of winning the league title. But for coach Maurizio Sarri, who has steered Napoli to top spot at the halfway point for the first time in 26 years, all talk of a first league crown since Maradona’s heyday at the San Paolo is...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Napoli earn first title since '90; Sassuolo down Serie A leaders Inter

ROME --Napoli is halfway to its first Serie A title since Diego Maradona led the club to the 1990 championship.Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli routed promoted Frosinone 5-1 Sunday to earn the southern team the Italian league's symbolic "winter title."Through 19 rounds of the 38-match season, Napoli holds a two-point lead over Inter Milan, which was beaten 1-0 by Sassuolo earlier...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

#TBT – Diego MARADONA – FIFA Classic Player

The post #TBT – Diego MARADONA – FIFA Classic Player appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Fidel Castro Sends Letter To Diego Maradona, Quells Death Rumors (Photo)

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...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video of Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend surfaces

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Brawls In Streets Of Croatia (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Soccer legend Diego Maradona slaps a reporter

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Diego Maradona Slaps an Argentine Journalist

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: Controversial Argentine...
Via Standing O Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona Claims FIFA Officials Denied Him Access To 2014 World Cup Game

Diego Maradona led Argentina to World Cup victory in 1986 and to another final in 1990. He’s regarded as one of the best soccer players of all time. But according to Maradona himself, that wasn’t good enough for him to be allowed to watch his team take on Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 2014 World Cup on Sunday. Maradona — who is covering the tournament for Venezuelan TV – claimed...
Via NESN.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch ‘Maradona ’86′ and ‘The Opposition’ On ESPN At 7pm ET Tonight; Review of New 30 For 30 Films

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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