The football superstar died in Buenos Aires on Wednesday at the age of 60 from heart failure - just a few weeks after Maradona was discharged from a hospital, where he had successfully undergone emergency brain surgery and blood clot removal due to a subdural hematoma.
The Argentine sports icon had an illustrious career playing for Napoli, Barcelona, and Boca Juniors, but he is perhaps most revered for his triumphant 1986 World Cup performance. On Wednesday, the legend died as a result of a cardiac arrest.
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60. Maradona, who led his country to World Cup glory in 1986, is widely considered one of the best footballers in history.
Earlier this month, the football legend successfully underwent emergency brain surgery to remove a blood clot due to a subdural hematoma.
Lionel Messi inspires countless young players and sets a high bar for his teammates, but sometimes it seems like such examples set the standard a bit too high.
Camp Nou has been gripped with uncertainty ever since its star revealed his desire to leave the club this summer. However, due to disagreements over his contract, Messi was forced to stay in Barcelona. The club’s bosses insist they will do everything to persuade the forward to finish his career in Barca, but reports say Messi intends to leave.
The English striker played alongside Ronaldo in Manchester United for four years. Considered one of the best players of his generation, Rooney is both United’s and the English national team's all-time highest scorer.
Reports about the strained relations between the two forwards have been going on ever since the Frenchman joined Barcelona from Atletico Madrid in 2019. The Frenchman's lacklustre performance this season has only reinforced the rumours of discord between the two.
The Premier League has been conducting matches behind closed doors as fans have been banned from football stadiums in the UK since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Not a month goes by without sports media reporting that the Portuguese superstar wants to leave Turin, as he seeks to take on a new challenge in another league, and every time Juventus officials attempt to assure that the forward intends to stay for at least one more football season.
Two clubs in the English football league championship, Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday, had a match on Saturday with a 1:0 win for Preston. A video of a Preston defender, Darnell Fisher, grabbing his counterpart Paterson's genitalia has emerged on social media.
On Saturday, Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated Spanish player Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament in London.
Back in August when Messi initially filed a transfer request and revealed his desire to leave Barcelona, media outlets reported that Manchester City was ready to pay Barcelona a nine-figure sum to secure the forward's services.
In a final stand-off of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament, Russian tennis pro Daniil Medvedev will face Austrian player Dominic Thiem, ranking No. 3 in ATP singles.
In recent weeks Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has joined Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola in pushing for the re-introduction of five substitutes in Premier League matches due to the congested fixture list and growing number of injuries to players.
A Spanish court found Messi and his father Jorge guilty of tax fraud in July 2016, handing the pair 21-month prison sentences. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner was also fined €1.8 million. At the time he admitted he wanted to leave Spain.
Speculation over Lionel Messi's future continues to rage as he heads towards the final six months of his present contract with Barcelona.
Social media star and amateur boxer Logan Paul earlier flirted with the idea that he could easily catch the undefeated boxing champ Mayweather “with one punch”.
In June, Conor McGregor, 32, an Irish mixed martial artist and former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, announced his retirement from fighting, one of several such announcements he has posted on social media over time. He later stated that he had agreed to a rematch with former contender Dustin Pouirier.
Argentinian star Lionel Messi had earlier signalled his intention to leave Barcelona but the plan eventually fell through due to timing issues and legal disagreements with the club’s management.