Diego Maradona: the boy wonder who became a god for more than just his ‘hand’

//Diego Maradona: the boy wonder who became a god for more than just his ‘hand’

Diego Maradona: the boy wonder who became a god for more than just his ‘hand’

The Estadio Diego Armando Maradona lies in the middle-class suburb of La Paternal, 10 kilometres to the east of the centre of Buenos Aires. The capacity is optimistically listed as 26,000 for the three-sided, mostly terraced home of Argentinos Juniors with concrete stands painted in red and white. It’s a proud football club with a fine track record of developing young players from Juan Roman Riquelme to Cambiasso, Sorin to Placente, Julio Arca and Coloccini. Maradona is by far the most famous…

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