Maradona in Barcelona colors
In the 1980s, Maradona became the most expensive player in the world. Because the Barcelona team spent 5 million pounds to invite him to contribute.
The time Diego Maradona played for the home team at Camp Nou was quite faint. Despite contributing in two seasons (1983-1985), but he played only 40 matches. Exactly the number of games involved in one season at the Boca Club.
Maradona in the legendary Napoli colors
Maradona changed to Napoli from 1984 – 1992, 8 years in blue he created many miracles. The total number of appearances in Napoli colors was 188 games, scoring 81 goals. 1986 was a very glorious year for Maradona, he attended the World Cup in Mexico. In the quarter-final against England, he overcame 6 defenders and 1 goalkeeper.
Maradona quickly set the final score 2-1 and brought Napoli victory. This excellent goal went down in history and became the football curriculum.
Because he had pitched the ball from the center of the field to the penalty area and scored a goal, something no one had at the time. Even big players of the time were in good shape and physical strength. But Maradona, only 1m65 tall with a small physique can do that miracle!
In the semi-final against Belgium, he conceded the team twice. In the final against West Germany, he created two shots to help Valvado and Buruchaga bring home a 3-2 victory for Argentina.
In 1987, he helped the team win the Sculetto Championship. Breaking the unbeaten stance of the defending champions Juventus, Ac Milan had to leave. In the same year, he was awarded UEFA and FIFA World Player of the Year award. In the following years, he played for many other teams but with no success. He retired at the age of 43.
Through the above article, you must have understood the biography of Maradona. A legend in the football village, always an eternal monument in the hearts of fans!