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Let’s know about Diego Maradona Biography, Wiki, Family, Wife, Death Reason, Son, Daughter, Father, Mother, Education, Age, career, young photos.

Diego Maradona Short Biography

Diego Maradona was born 30 October 1960 and grew up under poor conditions in Villa Fiorito near Buenos Aires as the fourth child of Tota and Chitori Maradona.

Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest ever footballers to have played the game, and was awarded as the FIFA Best Player of the 20th Century.

Diego Maradona Biography,  Age,  education,  parents,  father,  mother,   wiki,  date of birth,  family,  wife, football career, daughter,  son,  marriage pics,  awards, net worth, young photo
Young Maradona

Football Career

At 15 years old, Maradona made his official debut for Argentinos Junior’s first team and became the youngest player ever in the Primera. A few months later, he made his debut in the Argentina national team, in a friendly against Hungary.

Maradona captained the Argentina national football team 16 times, and led his nation to the World Cup title in 1986. He has recorded 8 goals and provided 8 assists in 21 World Cup appearances. Maradona was the second-highest goal-scorer from Argentina in the World Cup finals.

Maradona in the World Cup 1990 semi-final vs. Italy.

Family

Maradona married Claudia Villafañe and has 3 daughters Dalma Maradona, Gianinna Maradona, and Jana Maradona and 2 sons Diego Maradona Junior, and Diego Fernando Maradona.

Diego Maradona Biography,  Age,  education,  parents,  father,  mother,   wiki,  date of birth,  family,  wife, football career, daughter,  son,  marriage pics,  awards, net worth, young photo

Death Reason

Maradona’s lawyer said the football legend died of a heart attack. Argentina’s Football Association also confirmed the news on social media. “The Argentine Football Association, through its President Claudio Tapia, expresses its deepest sorrow for the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona.

Diego Maradona Biography/Wiki
Full Name Diego Armando Maradona Franco
Nickname(s) El Pibe de Oro
Profession Professional Footballer (Retired)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 155 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Football Debut International– On February 27, 1977, for Argentina against Hungary
Club– On October 20, 1976 for Argentinos.
Jersey Number #10 (Argentina)
#10 (FC Barcelona)
Retirement 1997
Achievements Club

Boca Juniors

• Argentine Primera División: 1981 Metropolitano

Barcelona

• Copa del Rey: 1983
• Copa de la Liga: 1983

Napoli

• Serie A : 1986–87, 1989–90
• Coppa Italia: 1986–87
• Supercoppa Italiana: 1990

International

Argentina

• FIFA World Cup: 1986
• Artemio Franchi Trophy: 1993

Personal Life
Date of Birth October 30, 1960
Age (as in 2020) 60 Years
Birthplace Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Awards South American Footballer of the Year: 1979, 1980
• FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 1986
• FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe: 1986
• FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 1986, 1990
• World Soccer Awards Player of the Year: 1986
• Coppa Italia top scorer: 1987–88
• South American Team of the Year: 1995
• Ballon d’Or for services to football (France Football): 1996
• World Team of the 20th Century: 1998
• FIFA Player of the Century: 2000
• FIFA Goal of the Century (for his second goal against England in 1986 FIFA • World Cup quarter-final): 2002
• Golden Foot (FIFA Legend): 2003
• Globe Soccer Awards Player Career Award: 2012
• AFA Team of All Time: 2015
• World Soccer Greatest XI of all time: 2013
Nationality Argentine
Hometown Villa Fiorito, Buenos Aires, Argentina
School Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Argentinian
Girlfriends, Affairs & More
Marital Status Divorced
Girlfriends Lucia Galan (1981-1982) Singer

Cristiana Sinagra (1985)

Veronica Ojeda (2013)

Rocio Oliva (2014) Footballer
Marriage Date November 7, 1984
Family
Maradona Wife Diego Maradona wife Claudia Villafañe (1984-2003)

Diego Maradona with his wife Claudia and his Daughter
Kids Sons– Diego Maradona Junior

Diego Maradona Biography,  Age,  education,  parents,  father,  mother,   wiki,  date of birth,  family,  wife, football career, daughter,  son,  marriage pics,  awards, net worth, young photo
Diego Maradona with his son

Diego Fernando Maradona

Diego Maradona with his son Diego Fernando Maradona
Diego Maradona with his Son

Daughters– Dalma Maradona and Gianinna Maradona
Diego Maradona Biography,  Age,  education,  parents,  father,  mother,   wiki,  date of birth,  family,  wife, football career, daughter,  son,  marriage pics,  awards, net worth, young photo
Jana Maradona

Diego Maradona daughter Jana Maradona
Parents Mother– Dalma Salvadora Franco (Homemaker)

Diego Maradona mother

Father– Diego Maradona Senior (Construction Worker)

Diego Maradona with his Father
Siblings Brothers– Hugo Maradona, Raul Maradona
Sisters– Ana Maria, Rita, Maria Rosa, Elsa
Income
Net Worth (approx.) $100 Thousand (₹68 Lakh)

 

Diego Maradona with Messi

Interesting Facts About Diego Maradona

  • In 2009, Italian authorities declared that he owed $45 million (₹306 Crore) in unpaid taxes, penalties, charges, and interest. He paid just $48,000 (₹33 Lakh), 2 luxury watches, and a set of earrings.
  • In 2017, he accused his two daughters and his ex-wife of stealing $4.5million (₹30 Crore) from him and asked them to be jailed.
  • In 2018, he was caught in a controversy when during the Argentina Iceland FIFA World Cup match he was seen smoking a cigar in the stadium, though smoking was a ban in all the stadiums of the World Cup.
  • After England defeated Colombia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16, Maradona claimed that it was FIFA’s conspiracy to award a win to England. He accused the referee of the match not being fit for the job. Though FIFA denied his allegations and said that his “insinuations” were “entirely inappropriate and completely unfounded.”

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