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The Argentine footballer’s life was not a cautionary tale about money and fame
Supreme player who led his country to victory at 1986 World Cup in a tumultuous life on and off the pitch
Player with few peers on the pitch struggled with addiction throughout his life
Considered one of the world’s greatest footballers, the Argentine World Cup winner has died aged 60
May he be forever remembered in footballing and central banking history.
Words are a better guide than numbers on where the economy is heading.
The Oscar-winning film-maker on bringing Diego Maradona’s ‘complicated’ life story to the screen
From the maker of Amy and Senna, this documentary is slick and compelling but never probes too deeply
Diaspora in France have blossomed in the country’s youth development programme
Barcelona veteran, now full of stress and flashes of anger, should rediscover the kid
South Americans struggle to find formation that allows their matchwinner to thrive
The success of George Weah in Liberia can be repeated elsewhere, writes Gideon Rachman
Argentina’s greatest player tells the story of leading his country to victory in the 1986 World Cup
Like its history, the national sport is a volatile mix of big personalities and controversy
Two forwards meet on Tuesday with opposing styles that illuminates how each country views the game
Will Argentina’s best footballer, who has looked a shadow of his great self the past year, deliver redemption for a despondent nation?
With a collection of 140,000 items, museum director Kevin Moore names a ‘talismanic’ ball, a painting of Eric Cantona as Christ and Maradona’s tiny shirt as among his favorites