Maradona shows support for racism victim Koulibaly

2018-12-31 18:47

Diego Maradona has given his backing to Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly after the Senegalese international was subjected to racist abuse.

'I love Leo' - Maradona denies Messi criticism

2018-11-14 20:54

Diego Maradona says he "loves" Lionel Messi and described as "false" comments attributed to him attacking his Argentine compatriot and Barcelona legend.

Maradona slams Messi, claims he is not a leader for Argentina

2018-10-14 08:56

Lionel Messi "is not a leader," said Diego Maradona of the current Argentina talisman in an interview in Mexico.

Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job

2018-07-16 21:01

Hotfoot from creating a stir at the World Cup Diego Maradona arrived in Belarus to begin the latest chapter in his colourful career.

Kempes offers to come to Argentina's rescue

2018-07-06 09:06

Hot on the heels of Diego Maradona, another Argentine World Cup winner has thrown his hat into the ring to become the next national team coach.

FIFA condemns Maradona comments

2018-07-05 06:35

FIFA's patience with Diego Maradona's World Cup antics has finally run out after the legend was again involved in controversy.

Argentines caught between love & indifference for Maradona

2018-06-30 09:58

Diego Maradona is a controversial idol, worshipped as a god for his SWC-winning exploits, but whose life of excess has left the public torn between veneration and derision.

Diego Maradona issues update after health scare

2018-06-27 09:28

Diego Maradona has issued an update on his health after being treated by paramedics during Argentina's dramatic World Cup win over Nigeria.

Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

2018-06-24 18:44

Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina's players in an attempt to inspire the struggling squad ahead of their crucial final World Cup group game.

The legend of Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal

2018-06-08 14:07

Diego Maradona scored one of the most underhanded goals in World Cup history in 1986, a goal that is known as the "Hand of God"


Furious Maradona hurls insults at rival fans

2018-12-04 07:21

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona hurled insults at fans of an opposing team and had to be restrained from attacking them after they jeered his coaching loss.

WATCH: The good, the bad and the downright ugly... footballer statues!

2018-10-31 20:35

Statues of soccer icons have been a little hit and miss over the years as a new statue of Diego Maradonna was unveiled in Argentina

WATCH: Maradona admits drug taking almost consumed him

2018-09-11 07:47

Argentine legend Diego Maradona described his decision to coach second-division Mexican club Dorados as a rebirth after years battling addictions.

From Maradona's antics to Neymar's theatrics - 5 SWC moments

2018-07-16 12:16

A thrilling World Cup came to its conclusion on Sunday but there have been plenty of unusual incidents on the pitch and on the sidelines in Russia.

Maradona apologises over referee slur

2018-07-05 18:43

Diego Maradona has apologised for questioning the impartiality of the referee in charge of England's last-16 penalty shootout win over Colombia.

Maradona offers to coach Argentina - for free

2018-07-03 16:24

Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach and is willing to work for free.

Angry Maradona offers reward over 'death' report

2018-06-28 17:37

Diego Maradona has offered a $10 000 reward to identify the source of reports he had died after Argentina's World Cup match against Nigeria.

Diego Maradona blasted for middle finger celebration

2018-06-27 00:07

Diego Maradona was blasted on social media for his middle finger celebration as Argentina secured qualification for the last 16 by beating Nigeria.

Maradona hits out at Argentina coach

2018-06-18 10:36

Argentina legend Diego Maradona issued a scathing assessment of his country's World Cup draw with Iceland.

From Banks to Pele and Ronaldo: A World Cup all-time XI

2018-06-05 18:01

From the goalkeeping heroics of Gordon Banks to Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' and 'O Rei' Pele, here is a team of 11 of the greatest players in World Cup history:

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