“Generation King” Maradona dies: a rebellious football legend BBC News



Diego Maradona's second goal against England at the 1986 World Cup

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Diego Maradona (Manadonna) second goal in the 1986 World Cup against England is considered one of the most exciting goals in football history.

Known as the “Generation King” and one of the greatest players in football history, Maradona died of cardiac arrest at the age of 60.

Argentina’s Football Association tweeted “the saddest condolences for the death of the legend” and “you will always live in our hearts”.

Diego Maradona (Diego Maradona, Diago Manadona) was born on October 30, 1960 and has a brilliant career as a player. Has played for Argentina’s Boca Youth, Barcelona, ​​Naples and other clubs.

He played 91 games for the Argentina national team, scoring 34 goals; he once led the team to win the 1986 World Cup for Argentina.


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