Diego Armando Maradona (born October 30, 1960, Lanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina – died November 25, 2020, Tigre, Buenos Aires) ), an Argentine footballer who is considered the best footballer of the 1980s and one of the greatest soccer players of all time in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona was born in Villa Fiorito, a slum on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires, to a low-income family who moved from the province of Corrientes; he was the first son after three girls.
Maradona and his two younger brothers started playing football from an early age. They were noted as great talents around 11 when he was brought to the Buenos Aires Argentinos Juniors youth team, where he entertained spectators with his juggling tricks in the first half.
At the age of 15, Maradona made his official debut as part of the Argentinos Junior’s first team and became the youngest player in the history of examples leading Argentina to the first world title in its history; Maradona was unanimously recognised as the tournament player. Maradona failed to inspire his side to advance to the semi-finals but ended up scoring two superb goals in five games.
Maradona was never replaced at the 1986 World Cup, and he played almost every minute of every Argentina game. In 1979, Diego Armando Maradona Franco was named South American Player of the Year and led the Argentina national team to the Youth World Cup. When football legend Diego Armando Maradona went to play in Naples, Maradona led the team to their first Italian title.
Many say any legendary football team that Diego Armando Maradona played for in 1986 will win the World Cup. Diego Armando Maradona Franco is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time and has been awarded the title of FIFA’s best player of the 20th century. Maradona made four FIFA World Cup appearances, including the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. He led Argentina to victory over West Germany and won the Ballon d’Or as the best player in the World. Known for his ability to handle the ball and create scoring chances for himself and others, Diego Maradona led the club’s team in the Argentine, Italian and Spanish leagues to glory. He won the 1986 World Cup with the Argentine national team.
Diego Maradona played 490 official club games in his 21-year career and scored 259 goals; he represented Argentina in 91 games and scored 34 goals. After suffering a heart attack, World Cup winner Diego Maradona died at his home in suburban Buenos Aires at the age of 60. The Argentine Professional Football League announced that the current Serie A would be renamed in honour of World Cup winner Diego Maradona. In 2001, the Argentine Football Federation asked FIFA for permission to collect the number 10 jersey in memory of Maradona.