Diego Maradona

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' jersey sells for record $10.1 million

Michael Jordan's jersey from the opening game of the 1998 NBA Finals sold for over $10 million at an auction on Thursday, making it the most expensive piece of game-worn sports memorabilia in history.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Maradona’s 1986 WC jersey back in Argentina 

German great Lothar Matthäus brought back the jersey Diego Maradona wore in the 1986 World Cup final in Argentina on Thursday. 

November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020

PM mourns death of football legend Diego Maradona

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her profound shock and sorrow at the death of Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona.

January 1, 2020
January 1, 2020

Maradona to come in 2020: Salahuddin

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will come to Bangladesh in 2020 as part of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary celebration, confirmed Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin yesterday.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

‘Messi not at Pele, Maradona’s level’

Former Brazil playmaker Zico believes that Lionel Messi’s international record counts against him in the debate over whether the Barcelona star is at the same level as the legendary Pele and Diego Maradona.

October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Maradona tells Messi to quit Argentina national team

Lionel Messi has not revealed his plans with the national team and had decided to sit out games, opting only to inform national team interim coach Lionel Scaloni about his plans, who himself had previously admitted that he was waiting for Messi to come back to the national team at some point.

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

Maradona apologises over 'robbery' comments

Diego Maradona apologises to FIFA and its referees for saying that England's last 16 win over Colombia in the World Cup was a robbery and that referee Mark Geiger is not up to the task.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

Maradona could see Argentina’s impending doom

Argentina’s legendary former player Diego Maradona says that he could see the impending disaster that would take place and seal Argentina’s fate during the Round of 16 match against France.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

2018 can still be Messi's WC: Maradona

Diego Maradona believes in Argentina and hopes that Lionel Messi still has a chance of winning the World Cup.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

Argentines caught between love and indifference for Maradona

Argentine legend Diego Maradona is a controversial idol, worshipped as a god for his World Cup-winning exploits but whose life of excess left a tormented public back home torn between veneration and derision.