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#Hand of God

# hand-of-god - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius

Asif Kapadia’s documentary has been rightly acclaimed but author Jimmy Burns took on the same complex subject in the mid-90s, with similar results.

# hand-of-god - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club

Dynamo Brest lifted the Belarus Cup earlier today.

# hand-of-god - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Maradona says Dani Alves is an idiot after Juve defender criticises Hand of God

‘I wouldn’t be able to tell my son that I won a World Cup like this,’ the Brazilian said.

# hand-of-god - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Shilton, Maradona trade barbs over 'Hand of God'

The Hand of God incident happened 30 years ago today.

# hand-of-god - Thursday 10 July, 2014

No holy war as Pope Francis and Benedict XVI will not watch World Cup final together

Apparently watching football would be ‘like inflicting an infinite penitence’ on the German.

# hand-of-god - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' delivered Argentine pope

In my country the ‘hand of God’ has now brought about an Argentine pope,” says El Diego.

# hand-of-god - Friday 21 December, 2012

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil

Never thought I’d type that sentence.

# hand-of-god - Sunday 4 September, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

With an ode to the healing power of football fanaticism and the incredible story of Rwanda’s national cycling team, this week’s round-up of the best writing the internet has to offer isn’t to be missed.