Diego Armando Maradona, who is among the unforgettable names of world football history with his numerous successes and his contrary personality, passed away.
According to the Argentine press Clarin, Maradona, who recently had brain surgery and went to rest at his home in Tigres after his discharge, passed away.
THE CAUSE OF DEATH IS KNOWN
On the other hand, it was stated that the cause of Maradona’s death was a heart attack.
WHO IS MARADONA?
Diego Armando Maradona is a world-renowned Argentine footballer who played in the Midfield (Playmaker) position and is considered the best player ever in world football history.
He scored 308 goals in 590 games played in club teams. He made Napoli champion and is remembered as a legend by Napoli fans.
Football ended his life when he was revealed to be using doping at the 1994 World Cup in America. After this incident, Maradona waged a great war on drug addiction.
Boca Juniors attracted attention with their kiss on lips after a golden they prepared with Caniggia, nicknamed Son of the Wind, whom they played together during their years. Caniggia’s wife said, “Sometimes I think Maradona is in love with my wife. It must be because of her long hair and big muscles.” Maradona, the legendary footballer who played for the Argentine National Team 91 times, scored 34 goals in these matches.
Maradona, who failed cocaine and drug tests, left Naples in 1992 after being banned from football for 15 months. Despite the interest of Real Madrid from Spain and Olympique Marseille from France, he chose Sevilla and played there for a year. In 1993, he transferred to Newell’s Old Boys. He returned to Boca Juniors in 1995 and played there for two years. With Maradona becoming legendary for the fans of Boca Juniors, lines of Boca es mi religion, Maradona es mi dios, la Bombonera es mi iglesia (my religion Boca, my god Maradona, my temple La Bombonera) were written at the entrance of La Bombonera stadium.
Maradona also played in a friendly against Internazionale in a Tottenham Hotspur shirt before the 1986 World Cup. Tottenham won the match 2-1. He gave up the number ten jersey in Argentina for Glenn Hoddle, with whom he later played.
TECHNICAL DIRECTORATE CAREER
After quitting football, he coached Argentina’s Mandiyú de Corrientes in 1994 and Racing Club de Avellaneda in 1995. Efsana football player Maradona, whose coach took a break for a while, was appointed as the coach of the Argentine National Team in 2008. Legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona performed against Scotland in his first test at the head of his team.
FIFA World Cup Champion
FIFA World Cup Champion
FIFA World Cup 2nd place
Artemio Franchi Cup Winner
1993 Artemio Franchi Cup
Italy Seria A Championship
Italian Cup Champion
UEFA Cup Champion
Italian Super Cup Champion
1994 Mandiyú Textile
1995 Racing Avellaneda
ARGENTINE FOOTBALL FEDERATION: YOU WILL BE IN OUR HEART
Argentina Football Association, in its statement, announced the news of Maradona’s death, said “You will always be in our hearts.”
THE “GOD’S HAND” EVENT
The event that marked the World Cup in Mexico, played in 1986, was Maradona’s hand gold to England.
In the match played between Argentina and England and the South American representative won 2-1, Maradona scored 2 goals for his team.
While Maradona defeated British goalkeeper Shilton with his hand in the match watched by 114,580 people at Azteca Stadium, Tunisian referee Ali Bennaceur showed the midfield. Despite the objections of English footballers, the referee’s decision remained unchanged, for this goal in a later interview, “Hand of God“used the expression.
The goal that the Argentine football player played and scored the English with the ball he received from the midfield in the same match was shown among the most beautiful goals in the history of the cup.