Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona

  • Date of Birth: 30 October 1960
  • Birthplace: Lanús, Buenos Aires province

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      The age of the supercoaches

      For some spectators watching the World Cup this summer, they’ll be doing so with one eye on the action on the field, and another focused on the technical areas.

      History Revisited

      Argentina scrape past the Netherlands to set up a Final tie with Germany; a rematch of the Mexico '86 and Italy '90 Finals. Facing the might of an all-conquering German team, Lionel Messi and Co. carry the weight of the entire South American continent on their shoulders in the home stadium of their spiritual nemesis, Brazil.

      Germany Rising

      The momentum has been building for a good few years now. Joachim Low has built a squad that is ready to bring the World Cup back to Germany.

      Gonzalo Higuain To Be Unveiled By Napoli On Monday

      Gonzalo Higuain, one of the most sought after summer signings, has caused a mania in Naples with his arrival to complete his switch from Real Madrid. The deal that reportedly cost the Azzurri €40 million, was announced on Saturday by the club president Aurelio De Laurentiis.

      Maradona told Man City misfit Tevez to return

      Argentina legend Diego Maradona revealed that he is partially responsible for the returning Carlos Tevez at Man City. Tevez played his first game for the Citizens since last September this week, as he setup Samir Nasri's late winner against Chelsea.

      Maradona urges Aguero to join Real Madrid

      Argentine legend Diego Maradona has urged Man City striker Sergio Aguero to one day join Spanish giants Real Madrid. Aguero swapped Atletico Madrid for Manchester City last summer in a mega money 45 million Euro move.

      Napoli keen on Adel Taarabt swoop

      Italian side Napoli could make a surprise move for Queens Park Rangers' midfielder Adel Taarabt in January. The Frenchman has been looking to quit QPR since the summer.

      Maradona offers Tevez UAE chance

      Al Wasr manager Diego Maradona has reportedly offered Carlos Tevez a chance to play in the UAE with his club. Maradona is currently at war with his club Man City.

      Anelka not swapping Chelsea for UAE

      Al-Wasr manager Diego Maradona is not interested in a move for Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka, despite reports of a summer move.

      Aguero hopes to be the new Maradona

      Sergio Aguero hopes to be the new Diego Maradona of Manchester city. Aguero scored a hattrick at the weekend and has made a huge impression since joining from Atletico Madrid.

      Erik Lamela

      19 year old Erik Lamela is so highly regarded in his homeland of Argentina, that there have already been comparisons with the great Diego Maradona and Juan Roman Riquelme. The attacking midfielder has just completed a move to Roma from River Plate.

      Federico Fazio

      Federico Fazio has recently been praised as one of the best young defenders in European football at the moment. The player, from Argentina, is currently playing for Sevilla and has already made his way into the first-team, despite his tender age of 21.

      Tevez concerned for future

      Diego Maradona has revealed that Carlos Tevez is becoming a little concerned about his lack of opportunities at Manchester United, after being displaced by Dimitar Berbatov in the Man Utd first team.

      Bilardo: Maradona won't quit

      Carlos Bilardo, the technical director of Argentina's national football team, does not believe Diego Maradona will quit his job after only 2 weeks in the role.

      Mascherano named captain

      Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano has been named as the new captain of the Argentina national team by his boss, Argentinian legend Diego Maradona.

      Rio awestruck by Maradona

      Rio Ferdinand has revealed he was left awestruck after Diego Maradona visited the Man Utd dressing room. The Argentinian legend was there to visit Carlos Tevez and gave Rio Ferdinand a 30th birthday gift, a signed Manchester United shirt.

      Maradona talks Newcastle pair

      Diego Maradona is a big fan of Newcastle pair Jonas Gutierrez and Fabricio Coloccini. It is believed that the Argentina boss will be flying to England to watch Man Utd man Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano, but may also stop by St. James' Park.

      Fergie: Maradona a great choice

      Sir Alex Ferguson believes that bringing Diego Maradona out of the football wilderness to become the Argentina national coach could prove to be a masterstroke.

      Maradona heads to England

      Newly appointed Argentina international coach Diego Maradona has planned to head to England to watch Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez.

      Pele wishes Maradona well

      Brazilian legend Pele sounded sceptical about the appointment of Diego Maradona as coach of Argentina; and revealed that Maradona must listen to his Director of Football, Carlos Bilardo, if he is to be successful.