Remembering Diego 'El Pibe de Oro' Maradona
The soccer legend has just died at 60 years old
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Diego Maradona was more than just a legendary soccer player—he was a soccer god! The Argentinian footballer was undoubtedly one of the greatest of all time. The number 10 had it all: outstanding ball control, amazing dribbling skills, speed, game vision, and creativity. Maradona was both physically and technically proficient, and had a larger-than-life personality to match his star status.
He had his ups and downs, from cocaine addiction and his infamous "Hand of God" goal, to soccer stardom and being the 'god' of his own church. Looking back at his life—on and off the pitch—it's safe to say that Maradona was a true icon.
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