SOCCER PLAYER

Diego Maradona

1960 - 2020

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Diego Armando Maradona (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo maɾaˈðona]; 30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine professional footballer 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 19,608,558 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 108 in 2019). Diego Maradona is the 9th most popular soccer player, the 6th most popular biography from Argentina and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Diego Maradona ranks 9 out of 16,923Before him are Ferenc Puskás, Garrincha, Eusébio, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Franz Beckenbauer, and Gerd Müller. After him are Lev Yashin, Giuseppe Meazza, Zinedine Zidane, Cesare Maldini, George Best, and Santiago Bernabéu Yeste.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Diego Maradona ranks 1After him are Ayrton Senna, Naruhito, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tim Cook, Jo Nesbø, Antonio Banderas, Philippe of Belgium, Julianne Moore, Sean Penn, Hugh Grant, and Colin Firth. Among people deceased in 2020, Diego Maradona ranks 5Before him are Ennio Morricone, Sean Connery, Hosni Mubarak, and Kirk Douglas. After him are Max von Sydow, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Olivia de Havilland, Albert Uderzo, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, and Ian Holm.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Diego Maradona ranks 6 out of 900Before him are Che Guevara (1928), Pope Francis (1936), Jorge Luis Borges (1899), Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), and Eva Perón (1919). After him are Juan Perón (1895), Juan Manuel Fangio (1911), Astor Piazzolla (1921), Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Martha Argerich (1941), and Jorge Rafael Videla (1925).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Diego Maradona ranks 2Before him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926). After him are Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Mario Kempes (1954), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), and Javier Zanetti (1973).

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