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Maradona to return to football at 53

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is reportedly keen on making a sensational return to football.

According to, known simply as ‘God’ and considered to be the best player of all times , the 53-year-old legend is said to be in touch with the Argentine club Deportivo Riestra, over a deal to join them till the season’s end.


The report mentioned that Maradona was put in touch with the club by one of his advisors who owns shares there, and is said to make his debut on March 23.

A source from Riestra club has confirmed that the paperwork has been filed with the authorities and in a few weeks the legendary footballer would be playing for the club.

The 1986 World Cup winner who was allegedly struggling with his weight in recent years is now in good enough shape to start a match on March 23.

The report also added that Maradona is ‘keen to play’ and Victor More, a midfielder for the club, said he would ‘definitely’ give up his number 10 shirt to the Argentine ‘God’.


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