BIOGRAPHY

Diego Maradona

Argentine professional footballer & manager

 

  • Diego Armando Maradona, also famous as Diego Maradona was born on October 30, 1960, Lanús, Argentina.

 

DEBUT

 

  • On October 20, 1976, Diego Armando Maradona made his debut for Argentinos Juniors, a club in Argentina.

 

Position

Diego Maradona role is:

 

  • Midfielder (attacking) & forward

 

 

Clubs

 

  • Argentinos Juniors
  • Boca Juniors
  • Barcelona
  • Napoli
  • Sevilla
  • Newell’s Old Boys
  • Boca Juniors (Second Stint)

Reason of Popularity

Diego Maradona is famous for his:

 

  • Extraordinary football skills
  • Leadership

 

Achievements

Diego Maradona achievements are as follow:

 

  • Individual Achievements:
  • FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (1)
  • FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe (1)
  • World Soccer Player of the Year (1)
  • FIFA 100 (1)
  • Golden Foot (1)

 

Team Achievements:

  • Argentina National team:
  • 1986 FIFA World Cup (1)
  • Napoli:
  • Serie A Titles with Napoli (2)
  • UEFA Cup with Napoli (1)
  • Barcelona:
  • Copa del Rey (1)

 

Activities

 

Diego Maradona has been involved in various activities beyond football. i-e

  • Film and Television
  • Music
  • Endorsements and Sponsorships
  • Charity Work
  • Political Activism
  • Personal Appearances

 

Facts

Some facts about Diego Maradona are as follow:

 

  • Maradona did not have any tattoos like many modern footballers
  • Diego Maradona had a close friendship with boxing legend Muhammad Ali as he is a fan of boxing

 

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