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How Maradona outwitted Nigeria in 94 – Adepoju

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images, Jérôme Prevost/TempSport/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images. Mutiu Adepoju, a member of the Super Eagle’s squad at the U.S.A. ’94 World Cup, on Wednesday paid tribute to the legendary Diego Maradona, who died on Nov. 25, describing the Argentine as one of the greatest to have ever played the game. Adepoju in Read More…

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Pope Francis remembers fellow Argentine Maradona affectionately

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images, Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images. Pope Francis remembers soccer legend and fellow Argentine Diego Maradona with affection and is keeping him in his prayers, the Vatican said on Wednesday. Maradona, who died on Wednesday at his home in Argentina following a heart attack, met the pope several times at the Vatican Read More…

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Maradona recovering well, could be discharged later on Thursday

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Alejandro Ragni/AFP/Getty Images. Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona is recovering well from brain surgery and is already pressuring doctors to let him go home, his personal physician, Leopoldo Luque, said on Thursday. “The recovery continues to go very well,” Luque told reporters outside the Buenos Aires clinic where Maradona was staying. Read More…

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Maradona to undergo surgery for subdural haematoma

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Argentina football star Diego Maradona will undergo surgery for a subdural haematoma within hours. A source with knowledge of the situation, as well as local media, said on Tuesday. Maradona had been hospitalised since Monday night for anemia and dehydration though his condition had been improving, his personal doctor said earlier Read More…

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Maradona hospitalised

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Gustavo Garello/Jam Media/Getty Images. Diego Maradona has been admitted to hospital in Argentina although his condition was not thought to be serious, local media reported on Monday. The 60-year-old Maradona was reportedly taken to the Ipensa clinic in La Plata, about an hour from Buenos Aires. Maradona, who won the World Cup with Read More…