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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.
Diego Maradona has been fired after only one season as coach of the United Arab Emirates soccer club al-Wasl, officials said.
Diego Maradona is out as the coach of the Argentina national soccer squad, the Argentine Football Association announced Tuesday.
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.
Argentina, led by mercurial Coach Diego Maradona, heads to South Africa and the World Cup as the favorite in Group B.
Argentina soccer coach Diego Maradona underwent plastic surgery after being bitten on the face by one of his dogs, medical officials say.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has become a fan of former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, calling him "His Excellency" in a message.
Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona has returned to the hospital after being discharged earlier this week following treatment for alcoholism.
Former Argentine soccer phenom Diego Maradona was released from the hospital after undergoing treatment for chronic alcoholism, La Nacion reports.