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Sports Career Of The Late Diego Armando Maradona Football Legend [2020]

Sports Career Of The Late Diego Armando Maradona Football Legend [2020]

       Sport is a noble art that deserves much appreciation and attention. Perhaps the Argentine player Diego Armando Maradona is really Argentinian, meaning the precious silver, why? Because of his contribution to improving the image of global football and creating a scene with an Argentine flavor. Maradona is an extension of the creativity of the Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé! The motivation that prompted me to write this exclusive post, even though I have some reservations about football, is due to only three reasons:
First: Because sport is one of the greatest arts that support both noble morals and enlightened thought..!
Second: Because I was born in the seventies of the twentieth century, and that's why the player Diego Armando Maradona, the football legend, was our inspiration, both in acquiring football game skills and our motivation to watch the international football matches that adorned the limited programs of the national television in the eighties of the twentieth century! If we compare the number of views of the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final, the Copa America, and the India and South Africa match in the Cricket World Cup, we will find a big difference despite the simplicity of television transmission equipment and audiovisual media at that time.
In general, the FIFA World Cup qualifiers were a major interest to people who are passionate about sports! At that period of time, there were no satellite channels, no internet, no laptop computers, no mobile phones or smartphones, no smartwatches, and whoever had a color TV is an elite of society!
Third: Because the legendary player Diego Armando Maradona was not only a footballer, but I watched him play freely as if he was a painter who's painting one of the most wonderful paintings in the world! He shined for his personal efforts in a time and place where football schools, audiovisual media, teaching techniques, etc, were not available! Nevertheless, he excelled in the techniques of football and contributed to the definition of the country of Argentina on the global level.
That's why Diego Armando Maradona has caught the eye, not only by being the best soccer player in the world but, in the first place, by being a spontaneous person who does not care about the mistakes that the players of the opposing team commit against him. He won several world titles, either as a player or as a coach! If you love the Arabic language, here is the Arabic version of the topic.

Sports career of the late Diego Armando Maradona football legend [2020]

A brief profile of the best player in the world Diego Maradona

       Diego Armando Maradona was born on October 30th, 1960, and grew up in Lanos, a popular slum in the province of Buenos Aires, from his parents Diego Maradona "Chitorio" and Dalma Salvadora Franco "Donia Tuta".
Maradona got married to Claudia Villavani for a period between 1984 and 2003, and got four children, a boy, and three girls:

1- Diego Armando Sinagra, born on September 20th, 1986, of Italian nationality, who plays beach soccer with the ASD San Gorgio Club, in Italy.

2 - Giannina Maradona, who was born on May 16th, 1989, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

3 - Dalma Maradona, who was born on April 02nd, 1987, in Racolta in the city of Buenos Aires, and works as an actress.

4 - Jana Maradona, who was born on April 04th, 1996, and whose increased popularity and fame on Instagram enabled her to join La Nacion and Ciudad Magazine.

What clubs and football matches did Diego Maradona participate in?

       Diego Maradona, the football legend, played for several sports clubs, including Argentinos Juniors, between 1976 and 1981, and scored 115 goals over the course of 167 football matches. Then he moved to Boca Juniors club to have the opportunity to participate in the Argentine champions League, where Maradona won his first medal in 1982.

       After that, he joined Napoli Club and led this team to win a very important cup, the Italian first division league, in the years 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990. Diego Armando Maradona also helped the Napoli team win several titles, the most important of which was the Italian Cup in 1987. In addition, he won, with this team, a very important cup, the European Cup in 1989. Within Napoli, he also win the Italian Super Cup in 1990.

In general, Diego Armando Maradona has played 91 football matches and scored 34 goals. He participated in 4 FIFA World Cups, the most famous of which was the World Cup 1986, organized in Mexico.

       During this tournament, Diego Maradona was captain of the Argentine national team to win the 1986 World Cup, following Argentina's victory over western Germany. Thanks to this international sporting achievement, Maradona was crowned the best player of the tournament. This coronation enabled Maradona to win the greatest title any footballer can dream of, the Ballon d'Or or The golden ball.
In addition, the 1986 FIFA World Cup was the source of Diego Maradona's fame, especially after Argentina's victory over England 2 - 1, why? Because these two goals entered the history of football due to the fact that:
- The first goal was scored by Diego Maradona using his hand so that the referee did not pay attention to it. This is known as the "Hand of God".

- The second goal was scored by Maradona after running 60 meters, and after dodging 5 players from England.
Through the vote, organized by FIFA in 2002, the second goal was designated the Goal Of The Century.

What football tournaments did Diego Armando Maradona participate in?

Diego Armando Maradona participated in four FIFA World Cup tournaments, namely:

- In the 1982 FIFA World Cup, he participated in 5 football matches, scored two goals, and got a yellow card and a red card.

- In the 1986 FIFA World Cup, Diego Maradona participated in 7 football matches, scored 5 goals, and got a yellow card.

- In the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Maradona participated in 7 football matches and did not score any goal, while he got two yellow cards.

- In the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Maradona participated in two football matches, scored one goal, and did not get any cards.

What positions did Diego Maradona hold after retiring from football?

- In 2008, Diego Armando Maradona moved to the field of football training, where he had his first experience as a coach of the Argentine national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, but he left the team after the end of the tournament.

- Coach of Al Wasl Club in the UAE Professional League, 2011 - 2012 season.

- Coach of Fujairah Football Club, United Arab Emirates, 2017 - 2018 season.

- Coach of Dorados de Sinaloa Club, a Mexican professional football club, 2018 - 2019 season.

- President of  FC Dynamo Brest  Club, the Belarusian Club, from May 2018 to June 2019.

- Coach of Gymnasia La Plata Football Club from 2019 until the last days of his life.

In the past months, his health condition has worsened, as some Argentine newspapers, websites and media reported that soccer legend Diego Maradona has been exposed to "acute pulmonary edema", either due to heart failure to remove fluid from the blood circulation in the lung or due to direct damage to the lung parenchyma. In early November 2020, Diego Maradona was hospitalized for emergency surgery to treat a blood pool on the brain. Unfortunately, it was the life end of this soccer legend, and the death of Maradona was announced on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020, at the age of 60 years old, due to acute heart failure, according to doctors.

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