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Diego Maradona recounts 'Hand of God' incident during 2006 BBC interview

Diego Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, has died aged 60. The Argentinian inspired his country to World Cup glory in 1986 when as captain he displayed a level of skill, creativity, strength and desire arguably not seen before or since.

In the 2-1 quarter-final victory over England he also scored perhaps the greatest goal of all time, a match in which the forward also showed his darker, mischievous side with the infamous ‘Hand of God’. In a 2006 BBC interview, Maradona told Gary Lineker, who had scored for England during that match: ‘It was my hand … we used to do this’

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    Legendry. A legendry cheat. And druggies. Yeah real role model.

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    Great footballer of our time, M.H.S.R.I. P

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    Ik the future is real because when I was on LSD, I was going back in time and felt stuck. Then I saw a world I made in my head, it was crazy af. Saw something not even possible yet. 😂

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    Maradona the greatest player ever 👍

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    Sankhadeep's Mind Blueprint

    Maradona the legend who defeated everyone with his legs but got defeated by his own mind. Rest in peace champion ❤️

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    Claudio Cappabianca

    RIP Diego…..you were much loved!

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    He was a winner, did everything for his country and his team.
    Some might call it cheating and if you have a player doing that against your team you might hate him, but you really want that player in your own team doing everything to win!

    Rest in peace Diego!

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    If you can move from freedom, then you will discover the most extraordinary things of the mind and then you will find that the mind itself is the total reality. It is not that there is a reality to which the mind goes, when there is no contradiction within itself then that mind itself is that which is eternal.

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    Rest In Peace to an Argentinian Football Legend

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    RIP legend 🙏🙏🙏

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    Nicolas Martin Luciano


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    Freaking cheater

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    Cheater and terrible role model.

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    who can forget 1986 world cup in Mexico city ??? He single handedly won the world cup for Argentina; no offense to Buruchagga, Brown and Valdano…..
    RIP !!

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    That was one of the worst referee mistakes or intentional call ever in the history of the FIFA World Cup. But RIP Maradona

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    No matter what or who we are as eventually we'll go down into the history!

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    cultspaghetti Trashmovie

    RIP the greatest

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    Rip my my legend 🙏🏽🙏🏽

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    He will always be the first football player I loved…still remember that I was sent to bed early on the night of the '90 football final, the next day I got up and asked my late grandfather which team had won?, he told me 'West Germany'…I then saw the news as I got ready for school too and had tears in my eyes watching him crying…as I walked to take the bus, I couldn't control my tears and I wept too…Rest in Peace, Legend.

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    Maradona, NOOO! 😣🇦🇷

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    Rip legend 🇦🇷⚽️🏟

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    Best ever. RIP MARADONA

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    So long cheating coke head

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    Maradona is alive check it out on my channel bruh

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    It's time to pay the piper … The devil always comes calling in the end … he had the hand, now he's had the boot

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    R.I.P We love you Maradona.

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    legend? cheater. and cokehead.

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    أحمد الصاعدي

    He was not just a football player.he was our emotions,and we loved him unconditionally.my deep condolences to the whole world.

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    Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, dies aged 60 ► https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/nov/25/diego-maradona-dies-one-of-greatest-footballers-of-all-time-argentina-world-cup-1986

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    very disgusting that you will post this video the day the died… this is irrelevant in comparison to what he symbolises for football

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