"Great Sporting Scandals". He played every minute of every Argentina game, scoring five goals and making five assists, three of those in the opening match against South Korea at the Olímpico Universitario Stadium in Mexico City. [217], On 5 September 2019, Maradona was unveiled as the new head coach of Gimnasia de La Plata, signing a contract until the end of the season. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. [218] However, two days later, Maradona rejoined the club as manager saying that "we finally achieved political unity in the club". Maradona 1986 Argentine 1978 Maradona N ° 10 Retro Man Jersey Jersey Hommes Kit Enfants Kit Rétro Version 86 78 MARADONA CANIGIA Vintage Shirt de football Trouver la similarit? [194], In 1990, the Konex Foundation from Argentina granted him the Diamond Konex Award, one of the most prestigious culture awards in Argentina, as the most important personality in Sports in the last decade in his country. [45] Goldblatt wrote, "The celebrations were tumultuous. Ever since the horrible news was made official, the world has paid tribute to a truly unique footballer who transcended the sport. 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[64] Prior to Napoli's Europa League match against Rijeka the day after Maradona's passing, all of the Napoli players wore shirts with "Maradona 10" on the back of them, before observing a minute of silence. Maradona also came fifth in the vote of the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History and Statistics). [326], In 2017, Maradona featured as a legendary player in the football video games FIFA 18 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. Details about Argentina 1978 Diego MARADONA home Retro Soccer jersey Football shirt #10. Messi’s Goal Better Than Maradona's Goal of the Century? He left everyone open-mouthed every time he got on the ball. [15] He was the first son after four daughters. 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In the 1990 World Cup second-round tie against Brazil, he used his right foot to set up the winning goal for Claudio Caniggia due to two Brazilian markers forcing him into a position that made use of his left foot less practical.[163]. "[73] Maradona had a portrait of Castro tattooed on his left leg and one of Fidel's second in command, fellow Argentine Che Guevara on his right arm. They travelled together to Naples for a series of homages in June 2005 and were seen together on other occasions, including the Argentina games during 2006 World Cup. However, the show also included a cartoon villain with a clear physical resemblance to Pelé. Maradona replied that he had no problem in wearing the Brazilian national squad jersey despite Argentina and Brazil having a tense rivalry in football, but that he would refuse to wear the shirt of River Plate, Boca Juniors' traditional rival. "[98] In a 2009 article for CBC Sports, John Molinaro described the goal as "the greatest ever scored in the tournament – and, maybe, in soccer. The only slight criticism aimed at Maradona in the report sent to Barcelona was the fact he had 'average heading', but that's because he stood at 5'5". With Maradona fostering a close relationship with the players, Boca won the 2005 Apertura, the 2006 Clausura, the 2005 Copa Sudamericana, and the 2005 Recopa Sudamericana. Il évoluait au poste de milieu offensif sous le maillot numéro 10. 71, 84. "[100], Maradona captained Argentina again in the 1990 World Cup in Italy to yet another World Cup final. [45] Led by Maradona, Napoli won their first ever Serie A Italian Championship in 1986–87. [323] Later on in the commercial he wakes up realizing it was a nightmare after having too much of the drink. [67] Maradona was himself given a testimonial match in November 2001, played between an all-star World XI and the Argentina national team. [169][179][180], A controversial figure in the sport, while he earned critical acclaim from players, pundits, and managers over his playing style, he also drew criticism in the media for his temper and confrontational behaviour, both on and off the pitch. "[328] He added, "...I was fascinated by his journey, wherever he went there were moments of incredible brilliance and drama. The team leader on and off the field – he would speak up on a range of issues on behalf of the players – Maradona's ability as a player and his overpowering personality had a major positive effect on his team, with his 1986 World Cup teammate Jorge Valdano stating: Maradona was a technical leader: a guy who resolved all difficulties that may come up on the pitch. [36] With the manner in which the goal was scored resulting in applause from opposition fans, only Ronaldinho (in November 2005) and Andrés Iniesta (in November 2015) have since been granted such an ovation as Barcelona players from Madrid fans at the Santiago Bernabéu. It was held in Argentina between 1 and 25 June. When a friend scolds him for taking the prank too far, the fake priest retorts, "But I was talking about Maradona." The smudges could have been fingerprints, and he later blamed his behaviour on consuming lots of wine. It was held in Argentina between 1 and 25 June. 1 by, Greatest Football Players in World Cup History: No. A representative of the ex-footballer said his condition was not serious. [214][215] In August 2013, Maradona moved on to become mental coach at Argentine club Deportivo Riestra. [147][148][149][150] A precocious talent in his youth,[5] in addition to his playing ability, Maradona also drew praise from his former manager Menotti for his dedication, determination, and the work-ethic he demonstrated in order to improve the technical aspect of his game in training, despite his natural gifts, with the manager noting: "I'm always cautious about using the word 'genius'. [274] Having visited Chávez's tomb with Maradona, Maduro said, "Speaking with Diego was very emotional because comandante Chávez also loved him very much. On 26 August 2006, it was announced that Maradona was quitting his position in the club Boca Juniors because of disagreements with the AFA, who selected Alfio Basile to be the new coach of the Argentina national team. For the 2019 documentary film, see, "When Diego came to Argentinos Juniors for trials, I was really struck by his talent and couldn't believe he was only eight years old. [212][213], Maradona began his managerial career alongside former Argentinos Juniors midfield teammate Carlos Fren. With Argentina already down 3–0 to Brazil, Maradona's temper eventually got the better of him and he was sent off with five minutes remaining for a serious retaliatory foul against Batista. SPECIFIED TECHNIQUE: Extraordinary, effective and just dribbling. Maradona has no peers inside the pitch, but he has turned his life into a show, and is now living a personal ordeal that should not be imitated. White, Duncan (29 October 2011). [229][230] In the final match of the group stage, Argentina won 2–0 against Greece to win the group and advance to a second round, meeting Mexico. $39.55. He was a leader, taking his teams to the very top, but also many lows in his career. Both have lived more stable lives than the overweight former cocaine addict who tops this list, whose relationship with football became increasingly strained the longer his career continued. During his two injury-hit seasons at Barcelona, Maradona scored 38 goals in 58 games.