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Diego Maradona
Sports  /  Published 30.10.20

At 60, autumn of the immortal

Oh, boy! Even immortals turn senior citizens. No, wait a minute. That might be logically unsound. Let’s put it this way. Age accompanies even those who have given us glimpses of what immortalit...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.20

Historic scar: Babri demolition accused exonerated

Sir — The judicial exoneration of all the 32 surviving accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case does not seem to correspond with the actual events of December 6, 1992 in Ayodhya (“Clear...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 03.10.20

Mocked, Maradona blasts mask critics

With his wild goal celebrations and larger than life antics, Diego Maradona is rarely inconspicuous when he attends matches in his native Argentina but this time it was his choice of PPE that was draw...
By Agencies in Buenos Aires

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.19

The flawed genius of Diego Maradona

When I first came across Diego Maradona in a packed pub in Central London on a hot June day in 1986, I ran away. That day, I was walking around the city with two desi women friends, neither of whom ha...
By Ruchir Joshi

Sports  /  Published 24.02.20

Messi in Maradona’s domain

Lionel Messi has said Barcelona are not playing well enough to win this season’s Champions League but his four goals against Eibar on Saturday were a reminder that with him there will always be hope...
By Agencies in Madrid

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Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Is Neymar down the Maradona path?

Sir — With the controversies that Neymar Jr. has been courting on a regular basis, it seems that he is going down the same destructive path that Maradona went. At the peak of his career, Diego Marad...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 23.06.19

Lionel Messi at 32: an ambivalent legacy

How can you be the most decorated player of your generation and also deal with the greatest despair? How can you be a mesmerising juggernaut at club level and a bewildering underachiever on the intern...
By Priyam Marik

Football  /  Published 17.12.19

Spain to Russia, football’s itinerant follower

Pele told him during the 1994 World Cup, “Oh, you have come again”; Diego Maradona happily posed for a photo with him more than once; during the U-17 World Cup in India in 2017, Fifa extended gran...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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