Diego Maradona will forever be remembered as one of the greatest footballers in history – and for many people he is the best ever.
Maradona was the first player to move for a world-record transfer fee twice, and although he did not win too many team trophies during his club career, he did insire Argentina to World Cup victory in 1986 when he scored a sublime solo effort against England which was later voted ‘Goal of the Century’.
Here are a selection of the best quotes about the former Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona hero.
Panama didn’t want to go down without a fight.
Day 10 of the World Cup was one of the best yet.
Plus a beautiful World Cup moment.
A massive pat on the back if you get all of these.
Juventus certainly like a good free transfer.
If Lewy leaves Bayern, someone’s in for a treat.
North Korea’s genius ploy unfortunately backfired.
Plus Fernandinho sticks up for Raheem Sterling.
Of course he meant it. He meant everything.
Only eight have lasted longer than five years.