Biography

Diego Maradona- Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona was a professional footballer and manager from Argentina. Maradona’s vision, passing, ball control, and dribbling abilities combined with his diminutive frame. Maradona was the only player in football history to set a world record transfer fee twice: first to Barcelona for a then-record £5 million, and then to Napoli for another record cost of £6.9 million. Know all about Diego Maradona’s Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife

Quick Facts

Real Name Diego Armando
Maradona
Nick Name Diego Maradona
Famous As Soccer Player
Age 60 years old (Died)
Birthday 30 October 1960
Birthplace Buenos Aires,
Argentina
Birth Sign Scorpio
Nationality Argentinian
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Height approx. 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight approx. 75 Kg (165 lbs)
Body Measurements NA
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Children Dalma and Gianinna
Wife/Spouse Claudia
Net Worth approx. $100,000 (USD)

Diego Maradona Biography

Diego Maradona was born in Lans, Buenos Aires, on 30 October 1960, at the Policlnico Evita Hospital. He was 60 years old when he died. He was raised in Villa Fiorito, a shantytown on the Argentine capital’s southern outskirts. Maradona was the family’s first son, following four daughters. He is the younger of two brothers. As a child, he cited Brazilian playmaker Rivellino and Manchester United winger George Best as his idols.

Height and Weight

Diego Maradona stands at 5 feet 5 inches, 1.65 meters, or 165 centimeters. He is approximately 75 kg (165 lbs) in weight. His eyes were dark brown, and his hair was black. He is also a fitness freak. He wears a shoe size of 8 in the United States.

Career

Diego Maradona was identified by talent scouts at the age of ten and entered the Argentinos Junior’s development system in 1975. He scored both Argentina’s goals against England in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinals; one of the goals was from a missed handball call on Maradona and became renowned as the “Hand of God” goal.

Diego Maradona’s Net worth

Diego Maradona was one of the highest-paid athletes in the world, but his money was substantially depleted at the time of his death due to addiction and legal and financial issues. Additionally, between 1984 and 1991, while playing for Napoli, the footballer racked up €37 million ($A59.9 million) in unpaid taxes. Maradona’s net worth had been reported to be in the neighborhood of $100,000.

Diego Maradona’s Wife, Children

He was married to Claudia until 2004 when he divorced her. Additionally, the couple was gifted with two daughters, Dalma and Gianina.