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No Copa, no GOAT? Messi has no chance of matching Maradona with this Argentina

Posted Friday, June 14, 2019 by Goal.com164 hits

There is nothing that the other-worldly No. 10 desires more than a trophy with his national team, after so many near-misses over the years Lionel Messi may have won every trophy possible with his club, but failure to gain a major title at international level still haunts the Barcelona talisman. Barring a minor miracle, however, he will not be breaking that drought at the head of Argentina's ...Full Story »

Diego Godin announces Atletico Madrid departure

Posted Wednesday, May 08, 2019 by Tribalfootball.com112 hits

Diego Godin has announced he's leaving Atletico Madrid for Inter Milan. On Tuesday, he confirmed he would be leaving the club after nine years there. The defender said: "It's been my club, my home.. I've grown as a player, and more importantly as a person, and enjoyed these incredible years so much. It's difficult to say goodbye to your home. I'm grateful and will remember all those wonderfu...Full Story »

Diego Costa angers Atletico Madrid as he refuses to join training

Posted Friday, April 19, 2019 by Tribalfootball.com116 hits

Diego Costa is refusing to attend training at Atletico Madrid. The former Chelsea striker will not play again this season after being slapped with an eight-game ban for his comments towards the referee during the recent defeat to Barcelona. And AS reports Costa faces internal action from Atletico for the sending off - which has led to him refusing to take part in training. Costa was at the ...Full Story »

'I sh*t on your wh*re mother!' - Diego Costa faces lengthy ban for Barcelona rant

Posted Monday, April 08, 2019 by Goal.com145 hits

Diego Costa could be banned for up to eight games for reportedly insulting referee Jesus Gil Manzano's mother in Atletico Madrid's defeat to Barcelona. The striker was sent off after 28 minutes against the Catalan side on Saturday after a furious tirade at the referee after believing he was fouled. The Spain international with angry with the referee's decision, and he launched toward Manzano...Full Story »

Diego Costa red card: Atletico star shockingly told referee THIS, Barcelona paper claims

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by Dailystar.co.uk170 hits

The Spain international striker was sent off by Gil Manzano for foul and abusive language at the Nou Camp. Barcelona and Atletico were level at 0-0 after 28 minutes in their La Liga encounter when the incident occurred. Marzano stopped play as Costa shouted in his face before the official brandished the red card. Thomas Partey, Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin were all booked as well in the wake ...Full Story »

Diego Simeone bemoans decisions as Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by PA93 hits

Diego Simeone suggested Atletico Madrid were not receiving fair treatment from officials after late goals condemned his side to a 2-0 defeat at Barcelona following Diego Costa’s red card.Costa was dismissed in the 28th minute for squaring up to the referee, leaving his team-mates to face an uphill battle at the home of the league leaders.They held out until the 84th minute when Luis Suarez...Full Story »

Maradona's daughter reveals her sister 'walked in on cocaine-addict dad taking drugs in bathroom' as a child

Posted Saturday, April 06, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk145 hits

DIEGO MARADONA'S daughter walked in on her dad taking drugs in the family bathroom - another of his daughters shockingly revealed. Maradona’s younger daughter with ex-wife Claudia Villafane, Gianinna, made the claim when speaking on TV in Argentina. Diego Maradona was caught taking drugs in the family bathroom, according to his daughter Gianinna Gianinna opened up on her childhood with ...Full Story »

Maradona hails 'Tata-style' Mexico while slamming former team Argentina

Posted Monday, March 25, 2019 by ESPN139 hits

Diego Maradona believes Mexico is on the right path under his former team-mate Gerardo "Tata" Martino and once again slammed the direction of the Argentina national team. Dorados de Sinaloa coach Maradona played with Martino at Newell's Old Boys and was impressed with El Tri's 3-1 victory over Chile on Friday. "I saw Tata's team and it was compact, Tata-style," said Maradona in a news confer...Full Story »

Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone charged for obscene gesture vs. Juventus

Posted Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by ESPN204 hits

UEFA has charged Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone with improper conduct for an obscene gesture after his team scored against Juventus in the Champions League. After Atletico defender Jose Maria Gimenez scored the first goal late in a 2-0 win on Wednesday, Simeone turned to his team's fans and made the gesture. Simeone said the gesture showed he had courage to make tough selection decision...Full Story »

Diego Simeone insists there is still plenty to do for Atletico Madrid despite win over Juventus

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2019 by PA86 hits

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone warned his side still have plenty to do after beating Juventus 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.Uruguay pair Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin struck in the space of five minutes late in the game in the Spanish capital to edge Atletico closer to a place in the quarter-finals.Juventus will bid to overturn a two-goal deficit in the return leg...Full Story »

Maradona on his ex-girlfriend: I'm not one to hit, but I felt like ripping her head off

Posted Saturday, January 19, 2019 by Marca.com115 hits

Diego Armando Maradona and Rocio Oliva The relationship between Diego Maradona and Rocio Oliva is over and the 1986 World Cup winner has spoken about their breakup after six years together. Maradona expressed anger at the legal and economic demands of his former partner. "I'm not one to hit, but I felt like ripping her head off," he stated in an interview on Argentine television. "Rocio is n...Full Story »

Man Utd 'sound out' Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone for Old Trafford hot seat

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by Dailystar.co.uk158 hits

Man Utd bosses are interested in bringing Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone to Old Trafford (Pic: GETTY) The Atletico Madrid boss is on a shortlist of candidates as United search for Jose Mourinho’s long-term successor. Simeone is in talks with the La Liga side about extending his contract in the Spanish capital. His deal ends in 18 months’ time and Atletico want him to agree to ...Full Story »

Diego Maradona Undergoing Emergency Surgery After Being Rushed To Hospital With Stomach Bleed

Posted Saturday, January 05, 2019 by thesportbible.com118 hits

Diego Maradona has reportedly been rushed to hospital after suffering from a stomach bleed. The 58-year-old Argentine legend did not turn up for Dorados' training session, which is the team that he has managed since his appointment last year. According to the Daily Mirror, he had been admitted to hospital after the internal bleeding in his stomach was spotted during a check-up. It is also r...Full Story »

Diego Costa wakes up his brother with hilarious firework prank on New Year's Day

Posted Wednesday, January 02, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk109 hits

DIEGO COSTA is well-known to be a big fan of pranks - and this could be his best one yet. The former Chelsea striker decided to wake his brother up to see in the New Year in a rather unconventional way, involving fireworks. Diego Costa's brother Jair was having a nice sleep on New Years' Day But Jair's beauty sleep was interrupted in spectacular fashion thanks to his footballing brother As J...Full Story »

Diego Maradona ‘splits from young girlfriend… and she kicks him out of house he bought for her’

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk223 hits

DIEGO MARADONA  is said to have split up with his young girlfriend... and she's even booted him out of the house he bought for her. The Argentina legend, 58, has broken up with Rocio Oliva - 30 years his junior - after series of blazing rows, claim reports in South America. Diego Maradona has split up with his young girlfriend, claim reports Maradona - who is currently managing in Mexico...Full Story »

Barcelona respond to Maradona: There are some comments that qualify themselves

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by Marca.com127 hits

Josep Vives, the spokesperson for the Barcelona board, has revealed that the Catalan club will stop off in Asia as part of their pre-season tour next summer. Specifically, there will be visits to China and in Japan. This is quite a change for the Blaugrana after spending the past two pre-seasons in the United States. They haven't visited the continent since the 2015 Club World Cup in Japan...Full Story »

Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi is no leader, he goes to toilet 20 times before a game

Posted Sunday, October 14, 2018 by ESPN154 hits

Argentina great Diego Maradona has told Fox Sports that Lionel Messi, who he coached at the 2010 World Cup, is not a leader and should not be considered a footballing god. Maradona, who along with Pele is widely considered to be one of the best players of all time, said Messi was one player at his club Barcelona and another with the national side. "We shouldn't deify Messi any longer," he to...Full Story »

Maradona and a forceful statement on the subject of drugs

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by Marca.com169 hits

Currently sporting director at Dorados de Sinaloa, Diego Maradona was candid about his drug addiction when asked in a recent interview. The No.10 also questioned those who continue to criticise him for his past. "I don't think that I am judged by my past, but do you know what?" he said to Infobae. "In Argentina people have many masks, and all those who today inflate their own self-importanc...Full Story »

Diego Costa: Antonio Conte behaviour at Chelsea reason for Atletico Madrid return

Posted Saturday, September 29, 2018 by ESPN151 hits

Diego Costa has criticised his former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, saying he left Stamford Bridge because of the Italian's behaviour. Costa was unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player for the second time in December, three months after it was agreed that he would leave Chelsea in a £57 million transfer. The Spain international, who had to wait because of a ban on the La Liga side registeri...Full Story »

Diego Maradona lands in Mexico to begin managing at Dorados de Sinaloa

Posted Sunday, September 09, 2018 by ESPN178 hits

Diego Maradona arrives in Sinaloa after accepting the role of manager at second-tier Mexican club Dorados. Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has arrived in northern Mexico to begin his new job as head coach of the second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados de Sinaloa. Maradona takes over a club in 13th position in the Ascenso MX and without a win in the opening six games of the 2018 Apert...Full Story »

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