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AFP VIDEO: India Maradona fans mourn ‘Our God’ Diego!

Emotional fans in the cities of Kolkata and Kannur mourn the passing of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona, who is revered as their “legend” and even “God”. Tributes flock in on streets and at the football giant’s statue in Kolkata, while Hotel Blue Nile in Kannur is setting up a museum …

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Bundesliga to honour Diego Maradona with a minute of silence!

The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has announced that a minute’s silence will be held before all Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 games this weekend in memory of the Argentinian legend Diego Maradona, who had died on Wednesday, November 25. Furthermore, all 36 teams will be wearing a mourning ribbon to honour …

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India head coach Igor Stimac: It was intimidating to play against Maradona!

Diego Maradona – the “King of Football”, the legend. How can someone describe him with one word or just an adjective? After representing my country for so many years and playing for so many clubs over the course of my career, I am still in awe of this maestro. His …

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Napoli remembers Maradona’s greatest European performances!

One day after the passing of Argentina’s gifted No.10, Napoli play Rijeka in a UEFA Europa League match at the Stadio San Paolo – the theatre for some of his most memorable feats in club football. When European football honours Diego Maradona with a minute’s silence at the start of …

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AFC President pays tribute to footballing legend Maradona!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has joined the world of football in paying tribute and mourning the loss of global football icon Diego Maradona, who passed away at the age of 60 from a heart attack in his hometown of Buenos Aires on Wednesday, …

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UEFA president’s tribute to Diego Maradona!

Universally acknowledged as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Diego Maradona has passed away. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said: “I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Diego Maradona, one of world football’s greatest and most iconic figures. I was in touch recently to wish him …

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World of football in mourning as Diego Maradona passes away!

Football is in mourning after one of the sport’s most prodigious talents, Diego Maradona, passed away at the age of 60 in his native Buenos Aires yesterday. FIFA President Gianni Infantino paid a personal tribute: “Today is an unbelievably sad day. Our Diego left us. Our hearts – of all …

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