Messi 'greatest' ahead of Maradona, says Napoli boss Gattuso
Lionel Messi is the "greatest" footballer of all time, ahead of even Diego Maradona, Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said on Monday ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Maduro welcomes Maradona to Caracas ahead of forum
Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona met Tuesday in Caracas with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who thanked the icon for his "unconditional support," as the leader was set to begin three days of meetings at the leftist Sao Paulo Forum.
More than Tango, Messi or Malbec: Understanding Argentina
Resource-rich Argentina derived its name from the Latin for silver, but its real wealth has come from agriculture, earning it the nickname "breadbasket of the world" at the beginning of the 20th Century.
‘Messi does everything more than Maradona’
Lionel Messi “does everything and more that Diego Maradona could do”, claims Gary Lineker, with the Barcelona captain considered to top an iconic countryman and Cristiano Ronaldo.
"Half Man, Half God" Maradona is king of Cannes
Diego Maradona is sure to cause a stir when he turns up next week at the Cannes film festival for a new documentary about his jaw-dropping life by the Oscar-winning maker of "Amy". It is only one of a wave of new works about the flawed Argentine football genius that include a just-wrapped Amazon biopic…
'I nearly died' - Maradona misses out on first title as coach
Diego Maradona's hopes of winning his first coaching title were dashed Sunday as his Dorados team lost the Mexican second-division finals, along with their shot at promotion.
Maradona to leave Dorados over 'referee bias'
Argentina great Diego Maradona said he will quit his job at Mexican second-division club Dorados at the end of the season over perceived refereeing bias against his team. The 58-year-old Maradona made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados, claiming his touchline presence led to decisions going against his team. "Once it…
Maradona Scores Hat Trick As He Unveils Three More Children
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has confirmed paternity of three children born in Cuba in addition to the five he has previously recognised, his lawyer announced Friday. "Maradona has three children in Cuba, with whom he's in contact," Matias Morla told Argentina's Canal Trece. Confirming paternity would mean the 58-year-old former World Cup winner and…
Unique Maradona shirt sold for 12,000 euros
A unique red Napoli shirt worn by Diego Maradona with a number nine on the back was sold for 12,000 euros ($13,600) at an auction in Turin on Thursday. The Italian club usually wear sky blue and the Argentina star was best-known for wearing the number 10 jersey -- one was sold for 6,500 euros…