The football world recalls Diego Armando Maradona three years after his death.
The legendary football player died on November 25, 2020.
Maradona during his football career won the national 9 championships as part of the Boka Huniors, Barcelona and Napoli clubs, as well as the 1986 World Cup with Argentina’s national team.
His name is inscribed in gold letters in the history of world football.
Maradona is considered the “best football player in history” along with Brazilian Pele.
The famous athlete was born on October 30, 1960 in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, in the family of a worker and a housewife.
He began his career in the local team “Estrella Roch.”
Maradona signed the first professional contract with the Argentina Huniors club when he was not 16 years old.
He moved to the Spanish Barcelona after the victory in the Argentina Championship from Boka Huniors in 1981.
Maradona in Europe
From 1982 to 1984, Maradona played 58 matches Barcelona, scoring 38 goals
The Argentine star won the King Cup, Spanish Super Cup and La League Cup.
Maradona moved to the Italian “Napoli”, where he was destined to become a legend in 1984. For the Neapolitan team, he played 259 matches and scored 115 goals.
Thanks to Maradon, Napoli reached a level that allows you to compete with the strongest clubs of the A. series in the composition of Napoli, he won the UEFA Cup, Italy Cup and Italy Super Bowl.
Then Maradona played for Seville, Newells Old Boys and his former Boka Huniors team. The player completed his career in 1997.
During his career, Maradona spent 588 matches in which he scored 312 goals
Maradona became famous throughout the world with his outstanding performance at the World Cup in Mexico in 1986.
“The Hand of God” is one of the most famous football goals in history, clogged by Diego Maradona in the 51st minute against the national team of England.
A little later, in this match, Diego designed a masterpiece recognized as a bare century. The Argentinean sent the ball into the gate, beating half of the England national team. This ball is recognized as the best in the history of the world championships, it is called the “Hungry of the Century”.
Argentina Maradona won the 1986 World Cup, defeating the Federal Republic of Germany in the final with a score of 3: 2.
In 1991, Diego was convicted of drug use and disqualified for 15 months. At the 1994 World Cup, Maradona was again disqualified for the use of doping.
The coaching career of football legends did not work out as successfully as the career of the player.
He trained the clubs “Textile Mandia” in 1994 and “Rasing” in 1995. He was appointed coach of the Argentine national team in 2008, replacing Alfios Bazile.
He was fired after Argentina lost to Germany with a score of 4: 0 in the quarterfinals of Chi-2010 in South Africa
Subsequently, Maradona coached the Al-Vasl commands, al-Fujirara, Drados de Sinaloa and Khimnasius de La Plane.
The third world championship Argentina won after the death of Maradona – in 2022.