Diego Maradona

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Diego Maradona Biography

Diego Armando Maradona is commonly known as Diego Maradona. He is an Argentine retired professional football player. He played as an attacking midfielder or second striker for the Argentina national team and the various professional clubs. Maradona is currently the coach of the Argentine Primera Division club Gimnasa de La Plata. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.

Maradona early life

He was born on 30 October 1960 into a poor family in Lanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina. His father’s name is Diego Maradona Sr. and his mother’s name is Dalma Salvadora Franco. His father was a bricklayer and factory worker and his mother was a housewife. He was the first son after three daughters. Maradona has two younger brothers, Hugo Maradona and Raul Maradona. both of them were also professional football players.

Maradona professional career

He made his professional debut for the Argentine professional club Argentinos Juniors against Talleres de Cordoba on 20 October 1976. Besides, he became the youngest player in the history of the Argentine Primera Division. In Argentinos Juniors, his jersey number was 16 and he scored 116 goals in 167 appearances.

Quick Info

YearsTeamAppsGoalsAvg.
1976- 1981Argentinos Juniors167116.69
1981- 1982Boca Juniors4028.70
1982- 1984Barcelona3622.61
1984- 1991Napoli18881.43
1992- 1993Sevilla265.19
1993- 1994Newell`s Old Boys500
1995- 1997Boca Juniors307.23
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International Career

Maradona made his international debut at age 16 for the Argentina national team against Hungary on 27 February 1977. But he could not join for the 19978 World Cup, coach Cesar Luis Menotti who felt he was too young at age 17. He won the 1979 FIFA World Youth Cup by beating 3-1 Soviet Union on the final match. He scored his first international goal against Scotland on 2 June 1979 and he scored for the Argentina national team 34 goals in 91 appearances. With Argentina, Maradona won the FIFA World cup in 1886 and FIFA U-20 World Cup in 1979. In addition, He won Golden Ball (1986), Silver Shoe (1986), FIFA World cup Most Assists (1986), FIFA World cup All-Star Team (1986, 1990), FIFA Player of the Century and many more awards.

Diego Maradona-age, height, Girlfriend, wife and net worth

Full NameDiego Armando Maradona
Celebrity NameDiego Maradona
NicknameHand of God, The Golden Boy
Birth Date30 October 1960
Birth PlaceLanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Age in 202060 Years
NationalityArgentine
FatherDiego Maradona Sr.
MotherDalma Salvadora Franco
Brother (s)Hugo Maradona
Raul Maradona
Sister (s)Ana Maria Maradona
Rita Maradona
Maria Rosa Maradona
Elsa Maradona
ReligionChristian
GenderMale
Height1.65 m
165 cm
5 ft 5 inches
Weight70 kg
155 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
ProfessionFootballer / Coach
PositionAttacking midfielder
Jersey Number# 10 / Argentina
#10 / Barcelona
Current TeamGimnasa de La Plata as a Coach
Professional Debut20 October 1976
International Debut27 February 1977
Retirement1997
Educational QualificationN/A
SchoolN/A
College / UniversityN/A
Phone NumberN/A
Sex OrientationStraight
Affairs/ GirlfriendsLucia Galan
Cristiana Sinagra
Veronica Ojeda
Rocio Oliva
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeClaudia Villafane (1984- 2003)
ChildrenDiego Maradona Jr (son)
Diego Farnando Maradona(son)
Dalma Maradona (Daughter)
Gianinna Maradona (Daughter)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Net Worth$100 Thousand
Favorite RestaurantSantino
Favorite FoodsPizza, Pasta, Cakes
SmokingYes
Drinking AlcoholYes
Diego Maradona Girlfriend

Team Managed

Coach Maradona
TeamNationFromTo
Textil MandiyuArgentinaJanuary 1994June 1994
Racing ClubArgentinaMay 1995November 1995
ArgentinaArgentinaNovember 2008July 2010
Al-WasiUAEMay 2011July 2012
FujairahUAEApril 2017April 2018
DoradosMexicoSeptember 2018June 2019
Gimnasia de La PlataArgentinaSeptember 2019Present

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