The ‘Hand of God‘ laid to rest: Maradona saw both heaven and hell
OBITUARY | There was never a dull moment as Diego Maradona’s off the pitch antics overshadowed his genius
World soccer great Diego Armando Maradona, who died on Wednesday less than a month after his 60th birthday, was worshipped like a god for his genius with the ball, but his demons almost destroyed him.
Maradona died after suffering a heart attack at his home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires.
Rising to stardom from a grimy Buenos Aires slum to lead Argentina to World Cup victory, Maradona was a rags-to-riches story in his soccer-mad homeland and gained the iconic status of fellow Argentines Che Guevara and Evita Peron...