|Who doesn’t want to learn how to train and play like Diego Maradona? He’s one of the best soccer players to ever play the game and played it with such a unique style, taking players on, scoring goals, and passing with a deftness and ease. Although short in stature Maradona was strong on the ball because of his low center of gravity. You’d also have to say that Maradona was a fighter and won everywhere he played.
The legend that played in Spain, Italy and of course Argentina. Maradona had an uncanny ability to take players on and cut the ball away from defenders at the last moment. Diego Maradona played with a passion and energy that at times got the better of him or led to excesses off the soccer field. But he played with joy and a love for the game of soccer that was infectious and that you can see it in the videos below. Take a look…
In a city where the devil would have needed bodyguards, Maradona became bigger than God himself. This is the wild and unforgettable story of God-given talent, glory, despair and betrayal, of corruption and ultimately redemption. Watch the new Diego Maradona documentary directed by Asif Kapadia on HBO.
“To those of you who have cheered on my goals, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”
“I don’t for a second regret scoring that goal with my hand.”
“Something that just came out of me. It was a bit of mischief.”
“God makes me play well. That is why I always make the sign of a cross when I walk out on to the pitch. I feel I would be betraying him if I didn’t.”
“The problem is that they are all stars at Madrid. You need someone to carry the water to the well.”
Maradona In the history of the game few players have achieved the fame of Diego Armando Maradona. Success and turbulence have surrounded this superstar whose name is synonymous with world class soccer. Follow Maradona from the days of his youth in Argentina, to his brilliant and unforgettable performance in the 1986 World Cup and the drama surrounding his performance and departure from the 1994 World Cup. His genius, his style, his athleticism and his temperament combine to secure his place in soccer history. No other player can match his combination of talent and skill and the ability to surround it with controversy and drama.