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Nigeria midfielder Joe Aribo is delighted to be entrusted with the iconic number 10 jersey.

Joe Aribo thrilled to wear Super Eagles’ number 10 jersey

Nigeria midfielder Joe Aribo is delighted to be entrusted with the iconic number 10 jersey.
Diego Maradona’s two daughters were accused of robbing and abandoning him in a new twist over his £60million fortune. The Hand of God star’s lawyer Matías Morla hit back after Dalma and Gianinna said he had kidnapped their father.

Maradona’s daughters accused of robbing him in new twist over his £60 million fortune

Diego Maradona’s two daughters were accused of robbing and abandoning him in a new twist over his £60million fortune.
Inter Milan vice-president, Javier Zanetti, is coy over plans to ferry Leo Messi away from Inter Milan.

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“We can’t say that, he is a Barcelona player and he’s spent the whole career there. I think he will continue there. We are focused on the group of players we have,” the Inter vice-president told ONTime Sports.
Hundreds of Argentine football fans demonstrated on Wednesday in Buenos Aires to demand justice for superstar player Diego Maradona, who died on November 25 in circumstances under investigation.

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand ‘justice’ for Diego Maradona

Hundreds of Argentine football fans demonstrated on Wednesday in Buenos Aires to demand justice for superstar player Diego Maradona, who died on November 25 in circumstances under investigation.
Parma and Spezia have become the most recent Italian clubs to pass into US ownership with more than a quarter of Serie A outfits now in the hands of north American owners.

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Parma and Spezia have become the most recent Italian clubs to pass into US ownership with more than a quarter of Serie A outfits now in the hands of north American owners.
Pep Guardiola has addressed Sergio Aguero's contract situation at Manchester City, while admitting the Blues miss him a lot when he's not fit to play.

Barcelona target Sergio Aguero ready to quit Manchester City

Future of Argentine striker, Sergio Aguero, is in doubt as his iconic spell with Manchester City is expected to come to an end when his contract runs out in June.
Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has revealed his struggles with an auto-immune disease, while claiming that when I eventually die, I want to go where I lived, on a football pitch..

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They were said to be at the Buenos Aires home of Leopoldo Luque, 39, who had carried out a brain op on Maradona, 60.

Diego Maradona’s doctor accused of forging dead football icon’s signature

Another includes the same request but contains several signatures and a third includes a scanned signature understood to be Diego’s original signature with others around it.
Former Manchester City star Micah Richards has likened Eberechi Eze to the late Diego Maradona following his wonder goal in Crystal Palace’s 2-0 win at Sheffield United.

Eberechi Eze likened to Diego Maradona after wonder goal vs Sheffield United

Former Manchester City Star Micah Richards has likened Eberechi Eze to the late Diego Maradona following his wonder goal in Crystal Palace’s 2-0 win at Sheffield United.
The late Diego Maradona was a man beloved by his fellow Argentines – and Pope Francis is seemingly no exception.

Pope Francis: Diego Maradona was a poet, a great champion and a very fragile...

He told the Gazzetta dello Sport: "I met Diego Armando Maradona during a Match for Peace in 2014: I remember with pleasure everything that Diego did for Scholas Occurrentes, the foundation that takes care of the needy all over the world.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has congratulated Nigerian- born British Heavyweight World champion, Anthony Joshua on his victory over Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev on Saturday night in London.

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British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, knocked out Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev, in the ninth round of their world title bout at the SSE Arena, Wembley, to retain his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
The body of late soccer great Diego Maradona “must be conserved” in case his DNA is needed in a paternity case, an Argentine court ruled on Wednesday.

Autopsy: No alcohol, drugs in Diego Maradona’s body

Diego Maradona’s autopsy has revealed that the Argentina legend had no alcohol or narcotic drugs in his body at the time of his death.
Cops in Argentina today stormed the house of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor amid reports the legend’s death is being treated as manslaughter, the Sun Reports.

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FIFA have revealed the nominees for their The Best awards on Wednesday morning.

Robert Lewandowski, Manuel Neuer, Jurgen Klopp, others pick FIFA The Best awards

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski crowned an epoch-making 2020 campaign by winning FIFA’s The Best award ahead of rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The body of late soccer great Diego Maradona “must be conserved” in case his DNA is needed in a paternity case, an Argentine court ruled on Wednesday.

Court rules Diego Maradona’s body ‘must be conserved’

The body of late soccer great Diego Maradona “must be conserved” in case his DNA is needed in a paternity case, an Argentine court ruled on Wednesday.
Soccer Football – Champions League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Juventus v Olympique Lyonnais – Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy – August 7, 2020 Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

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Cops in Argentina today stormed the house of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor amid reports the legend’s death is being treated as manslaughter, the Sun Reports.

Diego Maradona’s relatives fight over £37 million fortune

A source in Buenos Aires told The Sun of UK: “The battle for Maradona’s money won’t just be contested — it will be a World Cup.”
Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who inspired the national side to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, Italian media reported on Thursday.

Italy’s World Cup hero Paolo Rossi passes on at 64

Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who inspired the national side to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, Italian media reported on Thursday.
Tunisian former referee Ali Bin Nasser eulogizes the late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday, describing him as a ''genius''.

Diego Maradona’s image suggested for Argentinean banknotes

Norma Durango, senator of the Frente de Todos (FDT), has suggested to the Central Bank of Argentina that Diego Armando Maradona should be the next image of the 1,000-peso banknotes. She also suggested that the 'Hand of God' should also appear on the print.
Former Argentina and Estudiantes coach Alejandro Sabella has passed away at the age of 66 following a long illness.

Ex-Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella dies after battle with illness

Former Argentina and Estudiantes coach Alejandro Sabella has passed away at the age of 66 following a long illness.
Cops in Argentina today stormed the house of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor amid reports the legend’s death is being treated as manslaughter, the Sun Reports.

Argentine lawmakers seek to name street after Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona could have a street in Buenos Aires named after him under a proposal put forward Friday by city council lawmakers to honour the late Argentine football legend.
Napoli have officially renamed their stadium in memory of the late, great Diego Maradona. Originally named the Stadio San Paolo, after Saint Paul the Apostle, Napoli’s home stadium will henceforth be called the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Napoli stadium officially renamed ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’

As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.

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