Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters
Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters
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Flawed genius the best of his generation

  • From the ‘hand of God’ to one of the greatest goals ever seen, Argentina’s Maradona truly deserves to be remembered as a football legend

Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters
Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game-winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, June 22, 1986. Photo: Reuters
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