[209] In September 2006, Maradona, in his famous blue and white number 10, was the captain for Argentina in a three-day World Cup of Indoor Football tournament in Spain. [325] Later on in the commercial he wakes up realizing it was a nightmare after having too much of the drink. The rules changed as a direct result of some of the injuries Maradona received. "Messi: The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend", Jimmy Burns. Opens image gallery. [103] This turned out to be Maradona's last international goal for Argentina. The Football Fanatic's Essential Guide by Novy Kapadia is full of such trivia and all the FIFA World Cup statistics you can think of. 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. 1 by, Greatest Football Players in World Cup History: No. "[330] He added, "...I was fascinated by his journey, wherever he went there were moments of incredible brilliance and drama. [242] Sinagra is now a footballer playing in Italy. [82], —Bryon Butler's BBC Radio commentary on Maradona's second goal against England[83], Maradona's second goal, just four minutes after the hotly disputed hand-goal, was later voted by FIFA as the greatest goal in the history of the World Cup. [194] In May 2020, Sky Sports ranked Maradona as the best player never to have won the UEFA Champions League or European Cup.[195]. During his two injury-hit seasons at Barcelona, Maradona scored 38 goals in 58 games. p. 17. Diese Entscheidung verzeiht ihm Diego Maradona nicht: Weil sich Manchester Citys Starstürmer Sergio Aguero von Maradonas Tochter Giannina getrennt hat, wütet der Ex-Weltstar nun. The Catalan crowd was eager to see their new world-record signing Maradona in action, but he did not perform to expectations,[75] as Argentina, the defending champions, lost 1–0. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 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. I'd never felt like that before, but it's true... and not just because it was such an important game. Watch, Australia vs India: Shane Warne "Bit Frustrated" With Travis Head, Says Keeps Getting Out The Same Way, Australia vs India: I Don't Coach Steve Smith, He Coaches Himself, Says Justin Langer, Sourav Ganguly's Heart As Strong As It Was When He Was 20: Cardiologist Devi Shetty, Goldberg Returns To WWE Raw, Challenges Drew McIntyre For WWE Championship At Royal Rumble, Australian Open Forced To Switch Quarantine Hotel For Players, NZ vs PAK, 2nd Test: 'Freak" Kane Williamson's Masterful 238 Leaves Pakistan In Trouble On Day 3, Australia vs India: Ajinkya Rahane And Team Get Into Groove For Sydney Test. When you see number 10 who do you think about? "A History of the World Cup: 1930–2010". [240], Maradona and Villafañe divorced in 2004. The Neapolitans held mock funerals for Juventus and Milan, burning their coffins, their death notices announcing 'May 1987, the other Italy has been defeated. "Political Psychology: Situations, Individuals, and Cases". Being short, but strong, he could hold the ball long enough with a defender on his back to wait for a teammate making a run or to find a gap for a quick shot. "[179][180] Moreover, Maradona was notorious for his poor diet and extreme lifestyle off the pitch, including his use of illicit drugs and alcohol abuse, which along with personal issues, his metabolism, medication that he was prescribed, and periods of inactivity due to injuries and suspensions, led to his significant weight–gain and physical decline as his career progressed; his lack of discipline and difficulties in his turbulent personal life are thought by some in the sport to have negatively impacted his performances and longevity in the later years of his playing career. Free shipping . November 2020 in Tigre) war ein argentinischer Fußballspieler und -trainer.. Maradona ist eine der „Legenden des Weltfußballs“ und gilt als einer der besten Fußballspieler der Geschichte. FIFA expelled him from USA '94, and Argentina were subsequently eliminated in the round of 16 by Romania in Los Angeles. For the 2019 documentary film, see, "He had complete mastery of the ball. Taylor & Francis, Geoff Tibballs (2003). On 22 June 2005, it was announced that Maradona would return to former club Boca Juniors as a sports vice-president in charge of managing the First Division roster (after a disappointing 2004–05 season, which coincided with Boca's centenary). His surgeon said that Maradona would follow a liquid diet for three months in order to return to his normal weight. 71, 84. Auf die Fußballbühne kehrte Maradona im Oktober 2008 zurück - als Nationaltrainer Argentiniens. On 15 August 2005, Maradona made his debut as host of a talk-variety show on Argentine television, La Noche del 10 ("The Night of the no. The only match Argentina played during Maradona's ban was a friendly away to Catalonia, which they lost 4–2. ", "Diego was capable of things no one else could match. [130] His physical strengths were illustrated by his two goals against Belgium in the 1986 World Cup. [159][160][161][162], Maradona was dominantly left-footed, often using his left foot even when the ball was positioned more suitably for a right-footed connection. In 1950, they left Esquina and settled in Buenos Aires. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009, Luca Caioli (2013). [22] After the game, Maradona said, "That day I felt I had held the sky in my hands. Ore 10.30 I Mondiali di Argentina '78: un'inchiesta storica - Matteo Marani (Sky Sport) IL CALCIO E CHI LO RACCONTA 11° SEMINARIO DI AGGIORNAMENTO PER GIORNALISTI SPORTIVI Centro … [269], In 2004, he participated in a protest against the U.S.-led war in Iraq. Beim Gruppenspiel Argentinien gegen Nigeria rastete er auf der Tribüne vollkommen aus. Signorini is very well read and very intelligent. Argentina beat West Germany 3–2 in front of 115,000 fans at the Azteca with Maradona lifting the World Cup as captain. [45] Maradona played for Napoli at a period when north–south tensions in Italy were at a peak due to a variety of issues, notably the economic differences between the two. Valdano added that "Maradona offered to Argentines a way out of their collective frustration, and that's why people there love him as a divine figure. He would help him psychologically, talk to him about philosophy, and things like that. Who is this footballing magician, this, "I have lost a great friend and the world has lost a legend. [222][223] However it was still not clear if Pellegrino, who declined to run for re-election,[222][223] would stay on as club President. Secondly, the scope of his celebrity was such that he absorbed all the pressures on behalf of his team-mates. [246] Maradona's mother, Dalma, died on 19 November 2011. [79] Argentina eliminated Uruguay in the first knockout round in Puebla, setting up a match against England at the Azteca Stadium, also in Mexico City. "[276] Maradona participated and danced at the electoral campaign rally during the 2018 presidential elections in Venezuela. [111], —Michel Platini, former French midfielder, on Maradona's ball control[16], Described as a "classic number 10" in the media,[112] Maradona was a traditional playmaker who usually played in a free role, either as an attacking midfielder behind the forwards, or as a second striker in a front–two,[113][114][115] although he was also deployed as an offensive–minded central midfielder in a 4–4–2 formation on occasion. His presence and leadership on the field had a great effect on his team's general performance, while he would often be singled out by the opposition. [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. In his international career with Argentina, he earned 91 caps and scored 34 goals. [104], In his autobiography, Maradona argued that the test result was due to his personal trainer giving him the power drink Rip Fuel. It was this type of movement that allowed him to slip the ball past the Brazilian left-back, Júnior, who recovered and lunged at Maradona as he went into the area. September 1956 in Santa Lucia in Prato) ist ein ehemaliger italienischer Fußballspieler. The semi-final against the host nation Italy at Maradona's club stadium in Naples, the Stadio San Paolo, was also resolved on penalties after a 1–1 draw. 'I’m different to anyone else so I need to train at what I’m good at and what I’m weak at.' [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. Buy Offerta Speciale 4 DVD La Grande Storia dei Goal Mondiali, Korea, Giappone, Francia, USA, Messico, Italia, Notti Magiche, Totò Schillaci, Maradona, Zidane, Ronaldo from Amazon's Movies Store. Also carrying some nice illustrations and tables, the book is a must for anyone who wants to have a gala time during football's biggest wonder event. "[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. Maradona also came fifth in the vote of the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History and Statistics). Mouse over to Zoom … He was in charge of the team at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa before leaving at the end of the tournament. He would literally say, 'This is the way I’m going to train you, read this book.' And this was revenge. "Great Sporting Scandals". [39] The majesty of his second goal and the notoriety of his first led to the French newspaper L'Équipe describing Maradona as "half-angel, half-devil". He's the greatest there's ever been. 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. 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. Routledge, 2008, Susan Ratcliffe (2001). [241], During the divorce proceedings, Maradona admitted that he was the father of Diego Sinagra (born in Naples on 20 September 1986). [35] Maradona dribbled past Madrid goalkeeper Agustín, and as he approached the empty goal, he stopped just as Madrid defender Juan José came sliding in an attempt to block the shot. [279], Maradona in his 2000 autobiography Yo Soy El Diego linked the "Hand of God" goal against England at the 1986 World Cup to the Falklands War: "Although we had said before the game that football had nothing to do with the Malvinas [Falklands] War, we knew they had killed a lot of Argentine boys there, killed them like little birds. The things I could do with a football, he could do with an orange. "[294] President Alberto Fernández announced three days of national mourning. p. 227. [282][283], On 2 November 2020, Maradona was admitted to a hospital in La Plata, supposedly for psychological reasons. When a friend scolds him for taking the prank too far, the fake priest retorts, "But I was talking about Maradona." [231][232] 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. [210] In 2008, Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica made Maradona, a documentary about Maradona's life. $42.74. Although he was known for his penchant for undertaking individual runs with the ball,[131] he was also a strategist and an intelligent team player, with excellent spatial awareness, as well as being highly technical with the ball. [65] In 1993, he played for Newell's Old Boys and in 1995 returned to Boca Juniors for a two-year stint. Lionel Messi has won more trophies. [80] This match was played with the background of the Falklands War between Argentina and the United Kingdom. [319], Maradona was included in many cameos in the Argentine comic book El Cazador de Aventuras. When Maradona ran with the ball or dribbled through the defence, he seemed to have the ball tied to his boots. You can find almost all notable statistics from 1930 to 2010, from every edition of the World Cup. There he protested George W. Bush's presence in Argentina, wearing a T-shirt labelled ".mw-parser-output .monospaced{font-family:monospace,monospace}STOP BUSH" (with the "s" in "Bush" being replaced with a swastika) and referring to Bush as "human garbage".