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#El Diego

# el-diego - Friday 22 November, 2019

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving

‘Achieving political unity in the club’ appears to be the reason behind the dramatic U-turn.

# el-diego - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Diego Maradona steps down from Argentine club after just two months in charge

After three wins from eight matches in charge of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, El Diego has left.

# el-diego - Friday 14 June, 2019

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health

Diego Maradona’s time with Dorados has come to an end, it was announced on Thursday.

# el-diego - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

After being released from hospital, Diego Maradona has apologised for worrying his fans.

# el-diego - Monday 3 December, 2018

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# el-diego - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest

The Argentina icon has agreed a three-year deal with the Belorussian club.

# el-diego - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

# el-diego - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

# el-diego - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job

The iconic star believes that he should be given another chance to manage the national team.

# el-diego - Monday 23 October, 2017

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool El Diego This post contains videos

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool

The legendary Argentina playmaker was at Wembley to see Spurs’ 4-1 victory yesterday.

# el-diego - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Pochettino recalls when room-mate Maradona shot journalists with an air rifle

“Diego shoots journalists in Buenos Aires!”

# el-diego - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Maradona wants the Argentina job so bad, he's offered to do it for free

‘I miss working with the players and fighting with the journalists.’

# el-diego - Friday 31 July, 2015

'I have to fight the mafia' - Maradona vows to challenge Fifa

The Argentinian legend claims he has the backing of ‘a number of players’.

# el-diego - Friday 15 May, 2015

Messi the best in the world, but my goals were more beautiful - Maradona

The Argentine legend says that while his compatriot is more prolific, he was a more stylish and spectacular finisher.

# el-diego - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist Slaps This post contains videos

VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist

But we still love you, Diego!

# el-diego - Friday 13 June, 2014

The surprising story behind this famous picture of Diego Maradona

The image of El Diez versus Belgium is one we all know. But does it actually show what we always thought?

# el-diego - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Diego Maradona is at Stamford Bridge to watch Chelsea-Atleti

Give him the ball and a yard of grass.

# el-diego - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Neymar gives Barca hope against dogged Atletico

It’s delicately balanced ahead of the second leg in the Spanish capital.

# el-diego - Monday 17 February, 2014

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United's Dubai training camp

The struggling Red Devils bumped into a legend of the game while away in the Middle East.

# el-diego - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

To celebrate Diego Maradona’s birthday, here are 10 of his finest goals

The Argentine great is 53 years young today.

# el-diego - Saturday 16 March, 2013

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby El Diego This post contains videos

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby

Check out the tekkers from El Diez in Dubai this week.

# el-diego - Monday 4 March, 2013

Diego Maradona's dream job? Coaching Leo Messi at Barca

Mine is travelling food critic or the guy on the waltzers at Funderland.

# el-diego - Friday 22 February, 2013

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday...

Caroline Wozniacki was greeted by one of the word’s greatest ever footballers at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.

# el-diego - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Another baby Diego as Maradona becomes a dad for the 4th time

Baby Diego Fernando looks like the great one “from the nose upwards,” apparently.

# el-diego - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'I only played football' -- Diego Maradona denies Italian tax evasion claims

‘If I did things wrong, it was about other stuff. I want to return to Naples freely.’

# el-diego - Friday 1 February, 2013

Diego Maradona wins tax battle in Italy, can now return to Naples

The Argentina legend had been banned from setting foot in Italy because of an alleged unpaid tax bill of €37.2m.

# el-diego - Friday 21 December, 2012

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil

Never thought I’d type that sentence.

# el-diego - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Diego Maradona, 51, stunned by partner's pregnancy

The World Cup winner’s 34-year-old partner Veronica Ojeda is five months pregnant with the footballer’s fourth child.

# el-diego - Monday 3 September, 2012

Recall: Maradona appointed sports ambassador in Dubai

The Argentinian is awarded the role little over a month after being sacked from Al Wasl.

# el-diego - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Diego Maradona sacked by UAE side Al Wasl

The Argentina legend has been informed that his contract has been terminated one year before it was due to expire.

# el-diego - Monday 2 April, 2012

Maradona's team defends scuffle with heckling fans

the Argentina legend stormed into the stands to confront fans who were taunting his girlfriend and the wives of players.

# el-diego - Friday 23 September, 2011

WATCH: Maradona kicks out at Al-Wasl fan Boot In This post contains videos

WATCH: Maradona kicks out at Al-Wasl fan

It’s okay though, because El Diego apologised. Some things will never change, eh?

# el-diego - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Not my face: Maradona sues Chinese games company over use of image

Arguably the greatest football of all time is not happy with the apology of a Chinese gaming company for improper use of his image and has decided to take them to the courts.

# el-diego - Monday 16 May, 2011

Go east: Maradona takes job with United Arab Emirates club

Argentina legend is back on the sidelines for the first time since last summer’s World Cup… with Al Wasl.