Diego Maradona

Roma's midfielder Daniele De Rossi celebrates scoring during the Group E, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma in Leverkusen, western Germany on October 20, 2015.
Daniele De Rossi: 'Roy Keane is my absolute hero'
Roma captain Daniele De Rossi reveals that former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane is his football hero.
21:16
Harry Kane applauds at the end of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Diego Maradona urges Napoli to sign Harry Kane
Napoli legend Diego Maradona urges his former club to replace Gonzalo Higuain with Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer.
Apr 26, 13:25
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi has to win Ballon d'Or'
Lionel Messi deserves to win the Ballon d'Or ahead of Barcelona teammate Neymar and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Spanish veteran Xavi.
Dec 5, 12:44
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the winner for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on September 12, 2015
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi best of all time'
Former Barcelona captain Xavi claims that Lionel Messi stands alone as the best player in the history of football.
Nov 18, 18:03
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has second gastric bypass operation
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona undergoes a second gastric bypass operation due to being 11 stone overweight.
Nov 17, 10:38
Fetu'u Vainikolo of Tonga is tackled by Jeronimo De La Fuente of Argentina during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Argentina and Tonga at Leicester City Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Result: Argentina close in on quarter-finals
Argentina take a step closer to reaching the quarter-finals following a 38-16 win over Tonga.
Oct 4, 16:23
Lionel Messi runs with the ball during Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final clash with Paris Saint-Germain
Wayne Rooney: 'Lionel Messi is better than Diego Maradona'
Wayne Rooney admits that he considers Lionel Messi to be a better player than Diego Maradona, despite the Barcelona's man failure to win the World Cup.
Sep 5, 04:00
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Diego Maradona reunites with referee who allowed 'hand of God' World Cup goal
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona reunites with the referee who allowed his 'hand of God' goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals.
Aug 19, 11:17
28 Mar 1998: David Beckham of Manchester United stands with his arms outstretched during an FA Carling Premiership match against Wimbledon
On this day: Man United's David Beckham lobs Neil Sullivan from halfway line
Nineteen years ago today, Manchester United winger David Beckham scored from the halfway line against Wimbledon at Selhurst Park.
Aug 17, 08:00
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Diego Maradona accuses ex-wife Claudia Villafane of stealing £6m of his money
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona accuses his ex-wife Claudia Villafane of stealing $9m (£6m) from his bank accounts.
Jul 31, 17:35
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona looks on prior to the 2010 World Cup quarter final Argentina vs Germany on July 3, 2010
Diego Maradona wants to fight FIFA corruption
Former Argentina international Diego Maradona says that he wants to fight the "mafia" behind the FIFA scandal.
Jul 30, 01:06
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Video: Argentina football legend Diego Maradona sings Bob Marley's 'No Woman, No Cry'
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona sings a rendition of Bob Marley's 'No Woman, No Cry' while at a dinner party.
Jul 27, 11:57
Argentina's forward Angel Di Maria (L) remains on the ground after getting injured next to Argentina's forward Lionel Messi during their 2015 Copa America final football match, in Santiago, Chile, on July 4, 2015
Diego Maradona slams Lionel Messi for Argentina displays
Diego Maradona says that Lionel Messi failed to produce his best form for Argentina at the Copa America.
Jul 13, 18:11
Carlos Tevez of Juventus celebrates as he scores their second goal from a penalty during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Juventus and Real Madrid CF at Juventus Arena on May 5, 2015
Boca Juniors chief confirms Carlos Tevez return
Boca Juniors general secretary Cesar Martucci confirms that the Argentine club has struck a deal with Juventus to re-sign Carlos Tevez.
Jun 24, 23:28
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona celebrates after Argentina's striker Carlos Tevez scored a third goal for his team during the 2010 World Cup round of 16 match Argentina vs Mexico on June 27, 2010
Argentina legend Diego Maradona 'to run for FIFA presidency'
Argentina legend Diego Maradona reportedly intends to run for the FIFA presidency following Sepp Blatter's decision to step down.
Jun 22, 08:13
Carlos Tevez of Juventus celebrates after scoring his team opening goal during the Serie A match between Atalanta BC and Juventus at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on December 22, 2013
Diego Maradona hints at Carlos Tevez return to Boca Juniors
Diego Maradona posts a message on Facebook welcoming Carlos Tevez back to Boca Juniors, to increase speculation on the Juventus striker's future.
Jun 19, 19:12
Lionel Messi celebrates with Argentina teammates Angel Di Maria and Marcos Rojo after opening the scoring against Nigeria in their World Cup Group F match on June 25, 2014
Preview: Argentina vs. Jamaica
Sports Mole looks ahead to Argentina's Copa America group encounter against Jamaica in Vina del Mar.
Jun 18, 11:04
Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain celebrates with teammates Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi and Lucas Biglia after scoring the opening goal against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup quarter-final in Brasilia on July 5, 2014
Preview: Argentina vs. Paraguay
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Copa America group fixture between Lionel Messi's Argentina and Paraguay.
Jun 11, 17:04
Gary McAllister poses for a photo at the launch of BT Sport Europe on June 9, 2015
Interview: Former Leeds United and Liverpool midfielder Gary McAllister
Sports Mole catches up with Gary McAllister at the launch of BT Sport Europe to chat Champions League, Liverpool, Leeds United and more.
Jun 10, 20:02
Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain celebrates with teammates Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi and Lucas Biglia after scoring the opening goal against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup quarter-final in Brasilia on July 5, 2014
Copa America - Group B preview
Sports Mole takes a detailed look at the four countries that make up Group B of this year's Copa America.
Jun 10, 11:17
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona celebrates after Argentina's striker Carlos Tevez scored a third goal for his team during the 2010 World Cup round of 16 match Argentina vs Mexico on June 27, 2010
Nicolas Maduro: 'Diego Maradona should succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president'
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro tips Diego Maradona to become the next president of FIFA.
Jun 4, 13:22
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona looks on prior to the 2010 World Cup quarter final Argentina vs Germany on July 3, 2010
Diego Maradona "enjoying" FIFA scandal
Diego Maradona calls on FIFA officials to confront the truth in order to restore its badly damaged image.
May 27, 22:58
UEFA President Michel Platini attends the EURO 2016 Logo & Slogan Launch on June 26, 2013
Michel Platini: 'FIFA lacks credibility with Sepp Blatter as president'
UEFA chief Michel Platini says that football will suffer if Sepp Blatter remains in charge of FIFA.
May 26, 03:51
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona looks on prior to the 2010 World Cup quarter final Argentina vs Germany on July 3, 2010
Diego Maradona launches scathing attack on "incompetent" Sepp Blatter
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is a "fool" who should not be re-elected next week, says Diego Maradona.
May 25, 04:52
Terry Venables, technical advisor of Wembley FC just prior to a Budweiser FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round at Vale Farm Stadium, on August 11, 2012
On this day: Barcelona appoint Terry Venables
Thirty-one years ago today, Terry Venables was surprisingly appointed the new manager of Barcelona.
May 24, 08:00
Argentina's coach Diego Maradona looks on prior to the 2010 World Cup quarter final Argentina vs Germany on July 3, 2010
Diego Maradona: 'Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo are equal'
Diego Maradona says that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are on the same level and claims that "goalkeepers are scared" of the Real Madrid star.
May 10, 17:20
A general view of the old Wembley Stadium, taken in 1995
On this day: England, Argentina start rivalry
Sixty-four years ago today, England took on Argentina in a football international for the first time.
May 9, 08:00
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Argentina football legend Deigo Maradona baptised in River Jordan
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona and his fiancee Rocio Oliva get baptised in the River Jordan.
May 7, 15:58
Paolo Maldini attends the Serie A match between AC Milan and Cagliari Calcio at San Siro Stadium on September 1, 2013
Paolo Maldini names toughest opponents
Paolo Maldini reveals that Zinedine Zidane, Diego Maradona and Ronaldo were some of the toughest opponents he has faced in his career.
Apr 11, 17:47
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Diego Maradona: 'Louis van Gaal is not a cool guy, he's like the devil'
Diego Maradona says that Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is like the "devil" due to his treatment of Radamel Falcao.
Apr 10, 17:26
Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid on February 7, 2015
Hristo Stoichkov: 'Cristiano Ronaldo obsessed with Lionel Messi'
Hristo Stoichkov believes that Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is unsettled because he is obsessed with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
Mar 19, 00:41
Rio Ferdinand celebrates with the Manchester United supporters at the Etihad Stadium on December 09, 2012.
Rio Ferdinand: 'Cristiano Ronaldo as good as Diego Maradona, Pele'
Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says that Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo belongs in the same company as Diego Maradona and Pele.
Mar 11, 13:57
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi scores a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 8, 2015
Ariedo Braida: 'Only Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain can afford Lionel Messi'
Barcelona sporting director Ariedo Braida claims that Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are the only two clubs that could afford Lionel Messi.
Mar 9, 11:11
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Diego Maradona undergoes facelift to help him look younger?
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona reportedly has a facelift in a bid to make himself look younger.
Feb 11, 11:31
Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane celebrates scoring from the penalty spot for their third goal during the English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the 11 most impressive performers from the 23rd round of Premier League matches.
Feb 2, 10:56
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Former Cuba leader Fidel Castro tells Diego Maradona by letter he's still alive
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona reveals that former Cuba president Fidel Castro has written to him to rubbish reports that he is dead.
Jan 14, 11:45
Juventus' Chilean midfielder Arturo Pardo Vidal celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Torino on November 30, 2014
Diego Maradona praises Arturo Vidal
Diego Maradona says that he 'seriously likes' Chile international Arturo Vidal and believes that he can lead his country to success in this summer's Copa America.
Jan 13, 19:43
Villarreal's Argentinian forward Luciano Dario Vietto scores during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Villarreal CF vs Vfl Borussia Moenchengladbach at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on November 27, 2014
Report: Liverpool, Arsenal track Argentine starlet
Arsenal and Liverpool consider £12m January moves for highly-rated Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto, according to reports.
Jan 2, 00:24
The former Argentinean football player Diego Maradona looks on during a press conference at the European Union offices in central Rome, on February 14, 2014
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona 'on four Viagra tablets a day'
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona reportedly takes four Viagra tablets a day to keep up with his 23-year-old girlfriend.
Dec 16, 11:35
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and CSKA Moscow on November 5, 2014
Video: Manchester City's Yaya Toure leaves Cristiano Ronaldo out of 'dream team'
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure leaves Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo out of his 'dream team'.
Nov 24, 12:36
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516