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Diego Maradona

February 20, 2024
Andreas Brehme
October 25, 2023

Making of a better society

The newspaper set for itself the lofty goal of seeking a “better Nigeria with strong institutions, respect for the rule of law and defending the public interest.”

Nigerian masses
May 7, 2023

Osimhen rising from Lagos slum shows Nigerian youth can achieve in right atmosphere: Peter Obi

A proven goalscorer, Osimhen was influential in Napoli’s run for the league title, similar to heights reached by club legend Diego Maradona.

Victor Osimhen
May 4, 2023

Osimhen’s goal ends Napoli’s 33-year wait for Serie A title

On Thursday night, the Neapolitans earned a crucial 1-1 draw away at Udinese to clinch the Serie A title with five matches to spare.

Osimhen v Udinese
March 28, 2023

Messi statue to stand with Maradona, Pele’s at CONMEBOL museum

Lionel Messi’s statue will stand alongside Diego Maradona’s and Brazil’s great Pele at the South American federation’s museum.

Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Pele
December 13, 2022

Messi surpasses Batistuta to become Argentina’s all-time highest World Cup goalscorer

Messi, 35, had earlier equalled and broken Diego Maradona’s eight World Cup goal record.

Lionel Messi
December 3, 2022

Qatar 2022: Messi scores in his 1000th career game as Argentina clash with Australia

This puts Messi one goal behind Gabriel Batistuta, Argentina’s highest World Cup scorer, and ahead of football legend Diego Maradona.

Lionel Messi
November 26, 2022

World Cup: Messi hits Maradona’s record as Argentina stave off elimination against Mexico

The major highlight of the first half came in the 45th minute when Mexican forward Alexis Vega curled an accurate free-kick.

Lionel Messi
October 27, 2022

Napoli dismiss links to Ronaldo, rule out January sales

Napoli have dismissed the idea they could offer Cristiano Ronaldo refuge in January as the Italian Serie A leaders insist they “don’t have to fix anything.”

October 14, 2022

Maradona’s ‘hand of God’ ball to sell for $3.4 million at auction

Maradona used his hand to nudge the ball into the net during the Argentina 2-1 win over England in the 1986 World Cup.

Diego Maradona's hand of God goal