Happy Birthday to Diego Maradona – One of the greatest footballer of all time

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Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona

Prince of the modern days in Football.

Let’s wish this legend a very Happy Birthday.

He was born in the year 1960 at Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He is 57 years old and his Sun Sign is Scorpio.

Star attacking midfielder who was the hero of 1986 World Cup for Argentina and is widely considered one of the greatest soccer players of all-time. He spent his club career with 7 different teams, and scored 81 goals in 188 appearances for Napoli between 1984 and 1991.

He was spotted by talent scouts at age 10 and joined the youth system of the Argentinos Juniors when he was 15 in 1975.

He scored both of Argentina’s goals in the quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup against England; one of the goals was the result of a missed hand-ball call on Maradona and became known as the “Hand of God” goal.

He had two daughters, Dalma and Giannina, with his wife Claudia, whom he divorced in 2004.

He and Lionel Messi are two of the top Argentinian soccer players of all-time.