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All You Need to Know About Diego Maradona

Prabhakar Pillai
Diego Maradona of Argentina was regarded as one of the best footballers of all time. Test your awareness about him by taking a short quiz.
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Interesting Fact
Maradona had World Cup apperances in 1982,1986, 1990 and 1994. He put up a stellar performance in the 1986 World Cup.
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Did You Know?
In early 1977, the famous footballer debuted against Hungary at the tender age of 16 at the Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires.
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For Your Information
Argentina was captained by the 25 year old Maradona. He played a big role in his team's triumph in Mexico.
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Quick Bite
The Argentine national team led ably by Maradona prevailed over West Germany with a 3-2 victory in the 1986 FIFA World Cup final.
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Trivia
On 2 June 1979, the sporting legend scored his first ever senior international goal in a 3-1 triumph against the Scottish team at Hampden Park.
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Fun Fact
In 1976, at the age of 15, the footballer made his professional debut for Argentinos Juniors. Remarkably, he was the youngest player in the history of Argentine Primera DivisiĆ³n.
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The mercurial footballer played 91 times for Argentina, scoring 34 goals. In his 21 year career, the popular footballer scored 345 goals in 680 games.
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Maradona's two goals against England in the 1986 World Cup are two of the most famous goals in footballing history. The first is dubbed as "The Hand of God" and saw Maradona punch the ball into the goal.
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Awesome Fact
Did you know that to celebrate Maradona and his considerable achievements during his stint at Napoli, the famous number 10 jersey of the club was officially retired?
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Quick Fact
Che Guevara is a famous Argentine Marxist revolutionary whom Maradona held in high esteem.
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Interesting Tidbit
The sporting icon played his last official football match on October 25, 1997. This ended a glorious footballing chapter.
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Fascinating Fact
For your knowledge, post the 1982 world cup in Spain, Maradona joined Barcelona and played in Spain for two seasons.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017