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Diego Maradona

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Birthday
30, 1960
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1960 (age 57)
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina

About

Star attacking midfielder who was the hero of 1986 World Cup for Argentina and is widely considered one of the greatest soccer players of all-time. He spent his club career with 7 different teams, and scored 81 goals in 188 appearances for Napoli between 1984 and 1991.

Before Fame

He was spotted by talent scouts at age 10 and joined the youth system of the Argentinos Juniors when he was 15 in 1975.

Trivia

He scored both of Argentina's goals in the quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup against England; one of the goals was the result of a missed hand-ball call on Maradona and became known as the "Hand of God" goal.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Dalma and Giannina, with his wife Claudia, whom he divorced in 2004.

Associated With

He and Lionel Messi are two of the top Argentinian soccer players of all-time.