Biography

Diego Maradona Biography

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Diego Maradona's facts

Date of Birth 1960-10-30
Nationality Argentine
Profession Football player, Coach
Ethnicity Mixed
Marital Status Divorced
Married to Claidia Villafane
Married on 1984
Net Worth(s) $100 million
Name on Birth Diego Armando Maradona
Height 5' 5''
Religion Christainity
Professional Wins Golden boot, Golden Ball etc
Place of Birth Lanus
Awards Best player, Best Assist etc.
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

A very talented and legend of the world football, Diego Maradona is one of the famous football player. This football legend was born on October 30, 1960. He was born in the very beautiful place of Argentina named Buenos Aires and of Argentine nationality. His birth name is Diego Armando Maradona Franco. He was born in Lanus. He is evergreen football player. He has played many games and tournaments for Argentina. He was the son of Diego Maradona Senior and Dalma Salvador Franco. Diego Maradona is also known as hands of god.  He has two brothers Hugo Maradona and Eduardo Maradona, who were professionally a football player. He belongs to the poor family. His zodiac sigh is Scorpio.

A very successful football player, Diego Maradona, is strongly built and has mixed ethnicity. He has the height of 5 feet 5 inch. He has black color eyes and black medium hair. He follows Christian religion. He has a very good and fit personality. He has maintained his body healthy and fit. He has earns millions of fans by his great football skill and talents. His ancestry is Italian, Spanish, Croatian, and Indigenous- Argentinian.

Diego Maradona got married to Claidia Villafane, who is his long time fiancée. This beautiful couple tied knot in marital relation in the date 7 November 1984 in his birth place Buenos Aires. This beautiful couple has two daughters as children named Dalma Nerea and Giannina Dinorah. Diego Maradona and his wife separated in the year 2004. His younger daughter Giannina got married to the famous and international player of Argentina named Sergio Agüero. This couple has a son Benjamin. 

Diego Maradona started his career from the very beginning. He starts playing football at his early age of 12. His talents and skills are so delightful. The Manchester united player George Best also inspires him for his career. He played in many clubs. He was engaged in the club Argentios Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Seville, Newell’s Old Boys etc. He has given many contributions to the Argentina. His first world cup game was in 1982. He played his great performance in the game. He scores two goals to Hungary. He again played the world cup game in the year 1986. His career has highlighted by this game. His dynamic performance is liked by many football lovers. He also gets many names by this game. French newspaper gave him the title Half-angel, Half-devil. He also gets the name hand of God from this match. He also gets the name International Fiasco in World Cup history. He is able to win the title of best player award. He won Golden Boot in this game. He also involved in the world cup game in 1994. He was accusing of drugs abuse in the game. His football career has end by this last world cup. He scores 34 goals in 91 games in the international games. He wears jersey number 10. He has incredible skill and football abilities. He is a right foot player and played in the attacking, midfielder, second striker position. He returns back in the year 2008 as an Argentine coach. His football coaching is not liked by many peoples in the 2008 world cup. His personality is mostly watched in the game. Diego Maradona has faced many problems during his career. Sometimes he faced financial problems and sometime he faced other issues. He faced some financial problems in the year 2009. He was drowning in the debt. For which he has paid €42,000, his two very expensive watches and earrings.

Diego Maradona has won many awards from his football career. He has won many FIFA World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe, FIFA World Cup All-Star Team, etc. he has earn millions of dollars from his profession. He has accumulated total net worth amount of $100 thousand. We can follow him in different social networking sites. His bio is also available in wiki. Recently, in an interview with Revista de La Liga’s, Guillem Balague he mentioned that Jose Mourinho is one of the greatest manaeger and at the same time, Pep Guardiola has failed to the prove himself as the greatest Chelsea manager. His many interviews are available in YouTube.