Diego Maradona
Sports  /  Published 30.11.20

Tribute to Maradona, Messi way

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was concerned about his side’s inability to turn matches around after they were beaten 1-2 at home by Alaves after what he described as their worst star...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

‘God’ alive in Mara & Dona

In the Rotundo household in Buenos Aires, the spirit of Diego Maradona has a living tribute: twin nine-year-old girls, Mara and Dona, named after the soccer legend who died this week. The diminutive ...
By Reuters in Buenos Aires

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Diego. Deity. Dented.

By Jaydeep Basu

Sports  /  Published 28.11.20

Maradona: final journey

Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping, filed past the coffin of Diego Maradona in ceremonies which, like the soccer superstar’s life story that swayed between extremes, mixed head-of-state-lik...
By AP, PTI in Buenos Aires

Football  /  Published 27.11.20

Goodbye, Man of the People

That same day, the governor of Carabobo state in Venezuela, Rafael Lacava, one of Maduro’s top allies, organized a rally to pay tribute to Maradona. Hundreds of people showed up to pay their res...
By Manuela Andreoni, Daniel Politi in Buenos Aires


Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Maradona fanboy recalls his dream-come-true moment

Then came the moment that I would cherish the rest of my life though it was sheer madness. I suddenly noticed some students rushing towards the opposite side of the ground from where Maradona would pr...
By Ayan Paul

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Maradona was an emotion

Six minutes into the second half of a tense quarter-final between England and Argentina at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, the ball looped into the English penalty area after a miscued clearance by Steve Hod...
By Priyam Marik

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Memories of date with Diego

So unpredictable was Maradona that the 2017 trip almost did not happen. “The day he signed the contract my son was born and I named him Diego.  Maradona was delighted to know that. Yet he c...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Thousands line up to bid goodbye

Argentines lined up on the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday to say goodbye to Diego Maradona, whose casket lay in state at the Casa Rosada presidential palace draped in an Argentine flag and his fa...
By Reuters in Buenos Aires

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Rebirth of a city, 'thanks to the ball'

Diego Maradona meant many things to many people. For some, he was the greatest human being to have kicked a football, to some he was a flawed genius not in the same league as a Pele, yet others, mainl...
By Devdan Mitra


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