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Diego Maradona

1960 - 2020

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Diego Armando Maradona (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo maɾaˈðona]; 30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. Maradona's vision, passing, ball control, and dribbling skills were combined with his small stature, which gave him a low centre of gravity allowing him to manoeuvre better than most other players. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Maradona has received more than 22,983,590 page views. His biography is available in 135 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 113 in 2019). Diego Maradona is the 4th most popular soccer player (up from 9th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Soccer Player.

Diego Maradona is most famous for his goal against England in the 1986 World Cup.

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  • 135

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  • 11.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Diego Maradona ranks 4 out of 16,880Before him are Pelé, Johan Cruyff, and Ferenc Puskás. After him are Lev Yashin, Gerd Müller, Franz Beckenbauer, Eusébio, Garrincha, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Zinedine Zidane, and Giuseppe Meazza.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Diego Maradona ranks 1After him are Naruhito, Ayrton Senna, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tim Cook, Yulia Tymoshenko, Antonio Banderas, Jo Nesbø, Joachim Löw, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, and Philippe of Belgium. Among people deceased in 2020, Diego Maradona ranks 3Before him are Sean Connery and Ennio Morricone. After him are Hosni Mubarak, Kirk Douglas, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Pierre Cardin, Olivia de Havilland, Max von Sydow, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Katherine Johnson.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Diego Maradona ranks 4 out of 1,019Before him are Che Guevara (1928), Pope Francis (1936), and Jorge Luis Borges (1899). After him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Eva Perón (1919), Daniel Barenboim (1942), Astor Piazzolla (1921), Juan Perón (1895), Juan Manuel Fangio (1911), Martha Argerich (1941), and Lionel Messi (1987).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Diego Maradona ranks 1After him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Mario Kempes (1954), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), and Carlos Bilardo (1938).

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