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Diego Maradona Edit Profile

also known as Diego Armando Maradona Franco

manager , footballer , Sportsman

Maradona is a retired Argentine football player, and current manager of Al Wasl FC in Dubai. Many people consider Maradona the greatest football player of all time.

Background

Ethnicity: His father is of Italian and Native American origin and his mother is of Croatian origin.

MARADONA, Diego was born in 1960 in Lanus.

Career

On 20 October 1976, Maradona made his professional debut with Argentinos Juniors, ten days before his sixteenth birthday.

Politics

Only in recent years, Maradona has shown sympathy to left-wing ideologies. Before that he had been vocal in his support of neoliberal Argentina President Carlos Menem, and especially of his Harvard University-educated economist Domingo Cavallo. He became friends with Cuban leader Fidel Castro while receiving treatment on the island. He also has a portrait of Fidel Castro tattooed on his left leg and one of Fidel's second in command, fellow Argentine Che Guevara on his right arm.

Interests

  • Politicians

    Fidel Castro, Ernesto "Che" Guevara

  • Sport & Clubs

    Football