Germany, Argentina renew World Cup rivalry

Germany, Argentina renew World Cup rivalry

Germany and Argentina will renew their World Cup rivalry on Sunday when they meet in the final at the Maracana.

Maradona asks to meet Italian prosecutors over $54 million tax bill

NAPLES, Italy, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Former soccer great Diego Maradona has asked to meet with Italian prosecutors to discuss a disputed $54 million tax bill, his attorney said Thursday.

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Ex-soccer great seeks tax relief in Italy

Ex-soccer great seeks tax relief in Italy

NAPLES, Italy, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Former Argentinian soccer great Diego Maradona says he is appealing to Italy's politicians to mediate in his dispute with the country's tax authorities.
Maradona fired as coach of UAE soccer team

Maradona fired as coach of UAE soccer team

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 11 (UPI) -- Diego Maradona has been fired after only one season as coach of the United Arab Emirates soccer club al-Wasl, officials said.
Maradona dropped as Argentina coach

Maradona dropped as Argentina coach

BUENOS AIRES, July 27 (UPI) -- Diego Maradona is out as the coach of the Argentina national soccer squad, the Argentine Football Association announced Tuesday.

WORLD CUP: Argentina 1, Nigeria 0

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 12 (UPI) -- Gabriel Heinz got the game's only goal, scoring in the sixth minute to lift Argentina to a 1-0 decision over Nigeria Saturday in World Cup Group B play.
Maradona grabs Group B attention

Maradona grabs Group B attention

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 7 (UPI) -- Argentina, led by mercurial Coach Diego Maradona, heads to South Africa and the World Cup as the favorite in Group B.

Maradona undergoes surgery after dog bite

BUENOS AIRES, March 30 (UPI) -- Argentina soccer coach Diego Maradona underwent plastic surgery after being bitten on the face by one of his dogs, medical officials say.

Iranian president is Diego Maradona fan

TEHRAN, April 3 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has become a fan of former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, calling him "His Excellency" in a message.

Soccer star Maradona back in hospital

BUENOS AIRES, April 13 (UPI) -- Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona has returned to the hospital after being discharged earlier this week following treatment for alcoholism.

Soccer star Maradona leaves hospital

BUENOS AIRES, April 11 (UPI) -- Former Argentine soccer phenom Diego Maradona was released from the hospital after undergoing treatment for chronic alcoholism, La Nacion reports.

Argentina: Maradona on the mend

BUENOS AIRES, April 9 (UPI) -- Former Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is on the road to recovery, though he still has a way to go, doctors said Monday.

Doctors say Maradona improving

BUENOS AIRES, April 4 (UPI) -- Doctors treating former soccer star Diego Maradona say the Argentine player's condition is improving at a Buenos Aires clinic.

Soccer star Maradona hospitalized

BUENOS AIRES, March 29 (UPI) -- Diego Maradona, who became a national hero while helping Argentina to the World Cup title, has been hospitalized in Buenos Aires with an undisclosed illness.
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