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Diego Maradona factfile

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27 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Diego Maradona factfile

Factfile on Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday at the age of 60 following a heart attack:

Name: Diego Armando Maradona Franco

Date of birth: October 30, 1960

Place of birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of death: November 25, 2020

Place of death: Tigre, Argentina

Height: 1.65m

Playing career

Argentinos Juniors (1976-81), Boca Juniors (1981-82), Barcelona (ESP/1982-84), Napoli (ITA/1984-91), Sevilla (ESP/1992-93), Newell’s Old Boys (1993), Boca Juniors (1995-97)

International caps:  91 (1977-94)

International goals: 34

Position: attacking midfielder/playmaker

Honours:

FIFA World Cup winner (1986)

FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (1986)

UEFA Cup winner (1989)

Italian champion (1987, 1990)

Argentine champion (1981)

Spanish Super Cup (1983)

Spanish Cup (1983)

Italian Cup (1987)

Italian Super Cup (1990)

Top scorer in Italy (1988), Argentina (1979, 1980)

FIFA Player of the Century (2000)

Coaching career

Textil Mandiyu (1994), Racing Club (1995), Argentina (2008-2010), Al Wasl (UAE/2011-12), Al-Fujairah (UAE/2017-18), Dorados (MEX/2018-19), Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (2019-20)


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