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A year since Maradona's death: the 10 best stories of the 10

2021-11-25T00:16:37.855Z

CNN reviewed the life of Maradona in this year of pain and commemoration, and these are ten stories to remember the star.



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A year ago the world of soccer mourned the death of Diego Armando Maradona, for many the best player in history and a character embedded in the culture and soul of Argentines, both for his glories and for his scandals.

In the last year there was a tournament in his name, many tributes have been performed and the investigation into his death only gets more tense.

It has been a year of mourning, but also of celebration.

Fans never tire of watching videos of his exploits on the court.

CNN reviewed the life of 10 in this year of pain and commemoration and these are ten stories to remember the star, the Fluff, the eternal Diego.

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A visit to the place that shaped Maradona as a person and star of world football

This November 25 is the first anniversary of the death of Diego Armando Maradona.

Hugo Manu Correa visits the places that shaped the Argentine star personally and soccer.

Born into a poor home, Maradona had the opportunity to leave his social class of origin thanks to his status as a player and the fortune he reaped.

Within all the controversies that he generated throughout his life, for many, Maradona was always on the side of the most unfortunate, although sometimes their behavior dictated otherwise.

Maradona and Napoli, a love at first sight for eternity

Maradona-Napoli: a love that transcended football 6:51

Despite being born in Argentina, Diego Armando Maradona became the great symbol of a city in southern Italy: Naples.

With his magic on the court and his charisma, the "Ten" stayed in the hearts of the Neapolitans.

This is a love story that transcended football and is told by Maximiliano Cordaro from Naples.

Maradona's most intimate side: the relationship with his family and loved ones

The most intimate side of Maradona: the relationship with his family 6:11

Hugo Manu Correa explores the most intimate side of Diego Armando Maradona, considered by many to be the best soccer player of all time.

"Pelusa" always maintained a close relationship with his loved ones and with a lot of family predicament, according to the memory of his nephew Daniel López Maradona.

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The drugs revealed the dark side of the star

Drugs, the dark side of Diego Maradona 6:04

We explore one of the most sensitive issues in Diego Maradona's life.

The drug was his greatest enemy and uncovered all his demons.

In this chapter, those who knew him and were with him in moments of light and shadow reveal a rival that Maradona could not entirely avoid.

Diego Maradona and the Argentina national team, a story of unconditional love

The love story of Maradona and the Argentine team 6:25

Diego Maradona had great devotion to the Argentine national team jersey.

So say his friends, colleagues on the field of play and journalists who treated him, who say that for "Pelusa", being world champion with the albiceleste was his greatest desire.

Something he achieved in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. On the star's link with the national team.

Argentine football honors Maradona for what would be his 61st birthday

They celebrate Maradona in Argentina on a special date 2:40

On October 30, Diego Armando Maradona would have turned 61 years old.

That is why in Argentina they decided to pay tribute to the soccer star who passed away almost a year ago.

Hugo Manu Correa with the details from the Argentinos Juniors court.

The devotion that Diego inspired in today's culture

Maradona, object of worship in world culture 7:21

In addition to the admiration he aroused as a footballer, Diego Maradona was venerated by millions of people around the world and placed in a place similar to that of a divinity.

Artists, former teammates and fans who revere him say that Maradona was more than a sportsman.

Just a year after his death, the image of the iconic soccer star continues to generate immense devotion.

The day he hit rock bottom: account of the coma he suffered in 2000

The tragic beginning of the millennium that Maradona had 4:07

It was the early days of 2000 when Diego Maradona stopped the Río de la Plata by falling into a coma while in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Darío Klein recounts what happened in the episode that ended with Maradona in a rehabilitation clinic in Cuba.

Maradona "did not like working physically", according to a former teammate

Maradona's footprint in Spanish football 4:14

Diego Armando Maradona's professional career includes a brief stint in Spain, where he played 2 seasons at FC Barcelona, ​​and another at Sevilla FC.

In those years, the Argentine star had plenty of time to mark the memory and hearts of those who knew him closely.

These memories are still alive and Pau Mosquera brings them from the hands of some of his former colleagues in the following report.

Maradona and Mexico, a very special bond that reached its highest point in 1986

Maradona and Mexico, a very special bond 5:52

Diego Armando Maradona had a very special bond with Mexico, where he lived perhaps the best moment of his career when he was crowned world champion in 1986. He also had experience as coach of Dorados de Sinaloa and many interesting anecdotes.

Javier Cardoso with the details in this special report.

Source: cnnespanol

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