Diego Maradona

93 results

The newly unveiled statue of George  Best outside Winsdor Park in Belfast has drawn criticism from fans. Photograph:   Liam McBurney/PA Wire

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar. Now (...)

Cannes 2019: Antonio Banderas and Pedro Almodóvar kiss Penélope Cruz at a Pain and Glory photocall. Photograph: Loïc Venance/AFP/Getty

Banderas kills Banderas Antonio Banderas looks old, but gorgeous, in Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, which also stars Penélope Cruz. Playing a vers(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal with Sergi Roberto, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets during the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Camp Nou. Photograph:   Susana Vera/Reuters

Barcelona 3 Liverpool 0 Sometimes it feels like there are no more superlatives left. Seriously, what else can be said about this little guy with the (...)

Pierre van Hooijdonk during Friday’s Europa League draw. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Napoli, chasing their first European title since Diego Maradona’s team won the old Uefa Cup in 1989, were drawn against Arsenal in the quarter-finals (...)

Ryan Giggs is heading into a crunch spell as Wales manager. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

“I think every manager feels that loneliness,” Ryan Giggs says as he identifies the usually unspoken difficulty at the core of his work. The manager o(...)

 A view of tributes  to Emiliano Sala left at Cardiff City’s grounds, in Wales. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images

A new search for missing Cardiff striker Emiliano Sala has been launched after €300,000 was raised to fund the operation. An official search and resc(...)

Argentina’s  Diego Maradona gets his hand to the ball ahead of England goalkeeper to score the ’Hand of God’ goal during the World Cup quarter-final at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City during the 1986 World Cup. Photograph: Bongarts

Brexit has divided communities, families and friends, so it should perhaps come as no surprise to find it has done the same to England’s 1986 World Cu(...)

 Argentina’s Lionel Messi is seen by many as the greatest player ever. Photograph: Reuters

Argentina great Diego Maradona has hit out at his countryman Lionel Messi, saying the forward is not a leader on the pitch and should not be considere(...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola congratulates  Sergio Aguero as he leaves the pitch substituted after completing his hat-trick against Huddersfield Town. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City beat Huddersfield 5-1 in an FA Cup fifth-round replay in March last year. Sergio Agüero scored twice but post-match discussion centre(...)

Didier Deschamps lifts the  Jules Rimet trophy at the Stade de France in 1998. The former France  captain could become just the third man to win the World Cup as a player and manager.  Photograph: Daniel Garcia/AFP/Getty Images

Almost 20 years to the day since France beat Brazil 3-0 in Paris to win their first and only World Cup, the man who captained a team that united a nat(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »