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Jose Mourinho flip flops, says Lionel Messi is better than Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has picked his best players of all time, listing Pele, Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi as his greats — and seemingly throwing shade at fellow countryman Cristiano Ronaldo in the process. "For me the top three players in history are Messi, Pele and Maradona," Mourinho said via Express. While arguing about who is the best of all time, who belongs...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi cancels Turkey trip amid potential military coup

The instability in Turkey regarding the potential army coup while still ongoing, has scared off one of the world’s great soccer players, who was supposed to play a charity match in the country Lionel Messi was scheduled to play in a charity match for former teammate Samuel Eto’o in Antayla in the south of the country alongside a host of other legends of the sport, but has reportedly...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona, Argentina President Macri Call For Lionel Messi Return To National Team

The people of Argentina are desperate to have their No. 10 back. After Lionel Messi announced that he would retire from the Argentinian national team immediately following their Copa America final defeat the country has been in an emotionally unstable state. Leaders within the nation are doing their best to sway the four-time FIFA Player Of The Year back towards playing for La Albiceleste...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona Calls Out Lionel Messi, Says Argentine Star Lacks ‘Personality’

Argentina legend Diego Maradona had some harsh things to say about Argentina star Lionel Messi at the “Hublot Loves Football” event in Paris on Thursday. When Brazil soccer legend Pele asked Maradona what he thought of Messi, the former Argentina manager replied, “He’s a good person, but he doesn’t have personality. He doesn’t have a lot of personality to be a leader...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi lacks the character to lead, claims Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona has claimed that Lionel Messi lacks the character to be a leader.Argentina great Maradona was caught on microphone discussing the Barcelona star with Brazil legend Pele at a publicity event on Thursday in Paris.Pele asked his fellow World Cup winner if he knows his compatriot personally, prompting Maradona to offer an unguarded response."He's a really good person,...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona haven’t spoken since 2010 World Cup

Is there a rift between Argentinian legends Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona? Messi didn’t exactly trash his former national team coach, but did admit the two haven’t spoken in nearly six years. “We haven’t spoken in a long time, since the World Cup [2010] we may have crossed paths once or twice,” Messi said in Spanish on Egyptian TV. “He has his life, his things and...
Via The Comeback
March 29, 2016  |  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
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