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South America football chief wants Pele, Maradona honored with 2030 World Cup

South America football chief wants Pele, Maradona honored with 2030 World Cup

South America’s football chief said Sunday that FIFA should honour the legacy of Pele and Diego Maradona by awarding the centennial 2030 World Cup to the continent. With competition intensifying before the global body decides on the event in 2024, Alejandro Dominguez said there should be less focus on “money” in the process. Uruguay, which […]
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No Messi, Ronaldo as Maradona names Di Stefano best player ever

No Messi, Ronaldo as Maradona names Di Stefano best player ever

Diego Maradona has named fellow Argentine, Alfredo Di Stefano, as the greatest footballer in history, overlooking compatriot Lionel Messi and Brazilian legend Pele. Maradona, now head coach at Gimnasia de La Plata, is often listed among the best to ever grace a pitch, with his exploits for Barcelona, Napoli and Argentina among others earning him […]

Maradona: Pochettino should coach ‘biggest in the world’ Boca Juniors

Maradona: Pochettino should coach ‘biggest in the world’ Boca Juniors

Diego Maradona wants former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino to take charge of “the biggest team in the world” Boca Juniors. Pochettino has been linked with Manchester United, Arsenal and Bayern Munich since he was sacked by Premier League side Tottenham last month. ALSO READ: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer unmoved by Mauricio Pochettino availability Maradona, head coach of […]

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film Festival where a documentary on his life was aired.

I nearly died, says  Maradona

I nearly died, says Maradona

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.