For this reason, Maradona in Argentina is called the God of Football!

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Diego Maradona of Argentina has died of a heart attack on Wednesday. Maradona, 60, is counted among the world's greatest sportsmen.



That is why he is called the God of Football in Argentina. He was born on 30 October 1960 in Lanus. Under his captaincy, Argentina became world champion in 1986. Maradona scored five goals in this World Cup and contributed to five goals.

The Argentinian great has participated in four World Cups in 1982, 1986, 1990, and 1994. Maradona, the Brazilian football's equivalent of Pelé, has scored 34 goals in 91 matches for the Argentina national team.