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Diego Maradona

July 26, 2022

FC Barcelona’s first member since 1932 dies at 101

Manuel Manos Gonzalbo had been a club member since September 5, 1932.

Manuel Manos Gonzalbo
May 4, 2022

Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt sold for whopping £7.1 million

The shirt, which was put up for sale by England midfielder Steve Hodge, is thought to be the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.

'Hand of God' T-shirt
April 6, 2022

Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt to fetch about N2.2 billion at auction

Auctioneer Sotheby’s said on Wednesday that the shirt is expected to sell for at least £4 million ($5.23 million or N2.25 billion).

Maradona 'hand of God' shirt
December 28, 2021

Football legend Diego Maradona’s younger brother Hugo is dead

Like his brothers Diego and Raul, Hugo started playing football at a very young age and even signed for Napoli at the age of 18.

Hugo Maradona
July 12, 2021

Messi dedicates Copa America trophy to Maradona, family, fans

Messi led Argentina to defeat defending champions Brazil to emerge winner of Copa America 2021.

July 11, 2021

Copa America: Messi breaks jinx as Argentina defeat Brazil

A goal by Angel Di Maria in the 22nd minute was all Argentina needed to end the 28 years trophy drought and afford Messi a first title win.

March 3, 2021

Diego Maradona’s 1992 Porsche to be auctioned

Maradona drove the 1992 silver Porsche 911 to and from training and matches.

Diego Maradona's 1992 Porsche to be auctioned
December 17, 2020

No cremation for Maradona’s body: Court

The DNA of the late soccer icon may be needed as six persons lay paternity claims.

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November 25, 2020

Updated: Diego Maradona is dead

The famed Argentine footballer and coach passed on Wednesday evening at 60.

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November 3, 2020

Maradona hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment

The former Boca Juniors player has suffered frequent periods in hospital over the years, often due to the extravagant lifestyle.

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