Diego Maradona emerges into the San Paulo stadium for his media presentation after signing for Napoli. Photograph: Alfredo Copozzi

A messianic narrative overwhelms this piece of cinematic art about Diego Maradona’s seven years in Naples. Take the epilogue. One of the never-ending(...)

Diego Maradona reacts in the stands during the France v Argentina last 16 match as Mikael Silvestre and Ronaldo look on. Photo: John Sibley/Reuters

Diego Maradona has apologised to Fifa after an outspoken attack on the referee for Colombia’s defeat to England at the World Cup. Argentina’s 1986 W(...)

Former soccer star Diego Maradona (L) presents Pope Francis with an Argentina national soccer jersey during a special audience held in the Vatican before a special interreligious “Match for Peace” tonight. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters.

For the first time since he slipped out like a thief in the night back in April 1991, former Argentine superstar Diego Armando Maradona takes to the p(...)

Marco Bortolami: “We’ll try to destroy this party for him”. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

A cautionary tale, La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) (...)

Newly elected Pope Francis  conducts a blessing as he appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 12, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Photograph:
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It has happened. People around here have been talking about it for years and years but it has finally happened. The cardinals of the Cath(...)