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Tag: Maradona

Messi Is No Maradona As Argentina Loses World Cup Final


July 13, 2014 

Tens of thousands of Argentinians had flooded Rio hoping to see Messi inspire his team to their third World Cup win. This was Messi’s chance to put himself on par with the legend, Diego Maradona. But unlike in 1986, when Maradona helped Argentina win the World Cup by beating Germany. When the game looked like….

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Argentine Man Names Twins After Maradona


August 10, 2011 

Because Argentines are clearly not stereotyped enough as cultish soccer fans, Walter Rotundo decided to name his twin daughters “Mara” and “Dona” in honor of their national hero, the man who has a church dedicated to him, Diego Armando Maradona.

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The Cult Of Maradona


October 12, 2010 

Diego Armando Maradona means a lot of things for a lot of different people. For us, he will always be someone who deserves to be mocked through and through. Then there’s Hernan and Alejandro Veron, two brothers who love “El Diez” so much they founded the Church of Maradona to pay tribute to their soccer idol.

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