Browsing Diego Maradona

Palestinians Want Diego Maradona to be Their Manager

Posted on 2 Oct, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s a Palestine national football team, but there’s no Palestine nation. Maybe there never will be. The recent rumors of Diego Maradona possibly becoming their head coach for the upcoming Asian Cup shows just how low one of the greatest footballers of all-time has sunk to. More

The History of Argentina & Germany in World Cup Finals

Posted on 10 Jul, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

The World Cup final between Germany and Argentina will be the third time these two nations have played for the biggest title in international football. Diego Maradona is the most famous link between the two matches set four years apart, smiling at the end of one of them, crying at the end of the other. More

Most Capped Players in World Cup History

Posted on 12 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

There are 12 players in the history of the World Cup to appear at least 19 times for their national sides: Six from Germany or West Germany (Overtah, Rummenigge, Matthaus, Klose, Seeler and Vogts), two from Brazil (Ronaldo, Cafu), two from Poland (Lato, Zmuda), one from Argentina (Maradona) and one from Italy (Maldini). More

Lionel Messi, Now Officially Greater Than Diego Maradona

Posted on 15 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

At least when it comes to goal scoring for the national team, Lionel Messi had Diego Maradona beat, although there’s no other reason to be really impressed with a hat trick in a friendly match for Argentina against Guatemala. But for those looking for every possibly line of comparison between the two, moments like these are pure gold. More

Biggest Transfer What If’s in Football History

Posted on 11 Oct, 2012, by in Featured

A lot of missed opportunities over the course of history, recent and from way back. Alex Ferguson, despite all of his success has had a few slip away from his fingers during his time with Manchester United; Arsene Wenger with Arsenal as well. And where would have European football gone if Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane and Diego Maradona wouldn’t have landed where they have? More

Kobe Bryant on Lionel Messi & Italian Football

Posted on 24 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

The Dream Team are in Barcelona for yet another preparation match heading into the 2012 Olympic tournament, as Team USA will face Spain in what might be the game for gold in a couple of weeks as well. Reporters still care more about finding out Kobe Bryant’s thoughts on football, Barcelona and Lionel Messi than actual basketball. More

Who Said Lionel Messi Never Cheats?

Posted on 11 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi isn’t all incredible scoring, titles and setting individual and team records with Barcelona. Apparantly, he’s gotten a lesson or two from Diego Maradona about scoring with your hands, although Messi’s attempt against Getafe didn’t turn out so well. More

Trying to Capture Diego Maradona Magic

Posted on 18 Jan, 2012, by in Soccer

Diego Maradona is just fine, it seems. Shortly after succesfuly undergoing a Kidney Stones removal surgery, Maradona’s already whisked around the world by Swiss watchmaker Hublot in Shanghai. At 51, Maradona is still the attention magnet he was during his heyday as a footballer, for good and bad. More

Pele Keeps His Own Legend Alive

Posted on 28 Oct, 2011, by in Soccer

At 71, Pele is still walking around telling everyone how great he was, how he’s the greatest footballer ever, and how there will never be another him. One of a kind. More

The Worst Soccer Referee Mistakes of All Time

Posted on 4 May, 2011, by in Featured

Refereeing a soccer match – one of the toughest jobs to have. No replay assistance, just call what you see, if you’re able to. You’ve got linesman and assistants, but sometimes they actually make it worse. Here are a few of the finest examples of why we need TV assistance in the game, from Diego Maradona to Frank Lampard, here are the worst refereeing decisions ever made. More