Authorities in Naples are steeling themselves for a wave of partying should the current crop of stars emulate Diego Maradona and seal a third Scudetto for Napoli, with fans ready to unleash an explosion of joy after three decades of pent-up frustration.
14 Nov 2022
The football World Cup in Qatar this month will be the first in 40 years not to feature one of the greatest footballers in history as a superstar or an exuberant fan.
10 Nov 2022
In 2017, the two brightest stars in football history were united in Moscow at the draw for the following year's World Cup in Russia.
11 Oct 2022
Lionel Messi will headline a star-studded lineup for a 'match for peace' in tribute to fellow Argentina soccer great Diego Maradona on November 14 in Rome, organisers announced on Monday.
1 Oct 2022
The shirt that Diego Maradona wore when he scored his infamous 'Hand of God' goal against England in 1986 will go on display in Qatar during the World Cup just five months after it set a record price at auction, a top official said Saturday.
14 Apr 2022
Prosecutors investigating the 2020 death of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona have asked that the medical staff who treated him be tried for negligent homicide.
6 Apr 2022
The jersey worn by Diego Maradona when he scored twice against England in the 1986 World Cup, including the infamous "hand of God" goal, is to be auctioned off later this month, Sotheby's announced Wednesday.
28 Dec 2021
Hugo Maradona, the younger brother of Argentine football legend Diego, has died of a heart attack at the age of 52. Hugo suffered the fatal attack at his home in Naples, the city where Diego played at the peak of his career and where Hugo played as a junior, around 11.50am Tuesday. It comes just…
11 Dec 2021
Indian police have recovered a stolen watch customised for star footballer Diego Maradona and arrested a suspect behind the alleged theft in Dubai, officials claimed Saturday.
25 Nov 2021
The world on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Diego Maradona, regarded as one of the best footballers of all time.
7 Nov 2021
Napoli could lose their Serie A lead on Sunday after only managing a 1-1 draw at home with Verona on a night in which they honoured Diego Maradona with a special jersey.
29 Jun 2021
Diego Maradona's personal physician denied through his lawyer Monday any responsibility for the football icon's death, in which he and six other health care workers are being investigated for manslaughter, and requested a new medical board be assigned to the case.