Diego Armando Maradona

Diego Armando Maradona, Pelé, Alfredo Di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas are four football legend players in football history and no one can surpass them. They are respectable footballers.

Diego Armando Maradona, born on 30 October 1960, is a former Argentine professional footballer. He has played for some clubs and Argentina national team putting on Argentina football shirts in his football career. There is no doubt that he has got numerous individual and team awards.

Maradona is a great talent. When he was 3 years old, Maradona got a football from his father. From then on, football became his favorite sport. He joined the Argentinos Juniors at the age of 10. Because of his excellent performance, he was named in La Primera División Del Fútbol Argentino list, which is the highest level in Argentine football.

He finished his professional debut in 1975. He entered to the pitch wearing the jersey with a number 16, and said “That day I felt I had held the sky in my hands.” Three years later, 18-year-old Maradona became the youngest top scorer for 26 goals in Argentine football history. Maradona spent five years at Argentinos Juniors, from 1976 to 1981, scoring 115 goals in 167 appearances.

After the 1982 World Cup, Maradona was transferred to Barcelona in Spain in June. In 1983, Barcelona and Maradona won the the Spanish Super Cup, Copa del Rey and Copa de la Liga that had been cancelled in 1986.

It is no exaggeration to say that Maradona himself defeated England national team in 1986 World Cup. Argentina national team had 14 goals totally, including Maradona’s 10 goals.

As a professional footballer, he is the most successful for his dribbling ability, vision, close ball control, passing and creativity. Additionally, Maradona is considered one of the most skillful players ever.