Welcome to an exciting art blog about footballer Diego Maradona. You will find a fresh take on a collection of objects, anecdotes and thoughts on the famous footballer and other related stories.

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  • Downfall of the hero - el potrero
    on Jul 16, 2009 in football star potrero maradona downfall
    Time waits for no footballerOf course he could no longer rely on his body for the sudden surges that thrillingly encouraged him to believe that he could be one of the giants of the game (or at least of his neighbourhood) but he later recognised a ro...
  • Mil Perdones
    on Jul 9, 2009
  • With the stupidity of his talk
    on Jun 25, 2009
    He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke - an endless succession of football goals, trickery and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter.
  • Tres dias mas tarde, un domingo a la mañana, se puso su primer camiseta
    on Jun 24, 2009
    (Three days later, a Sunday morning, he put his first football shirt on)Sometime in 1977The first time I went to a football stadium I was six. I sat with my Dad in the Belgrano plateas on a crisp Sunday afternoon. The first thing I remember noticing...
  • Amulet
    on Jun 22, 2009
    3 July 1990On that day in Nápoli, I was greeted and welcomed by the locals. I was wearing my Argentina shirt and had travelled so far to watch Maradona play. A child, who must have been just as tall as me but a few years younger said “buona fortun...
  • Diego's Apple
    on Jun 21, 2009
    Sometime in May 1987On our first day at school in New Zealand, my sister and I stood timidly in front of everyone at assembly as we watched Mr Kirkby make his way to introduce us. We didn’t understand when we heard people laugh as he blushed. You s...
  • El Gol que Grito el Pais
    on Jun 21, 2009
    Sometime as an 11 year old“Mis sueños son dos. Mi primer sueño es jugar en el Mundial. Y el segundo es salir campeon en el Mundial” (I have two dreams. My first dream is to play in the World Cup and the second is to win the World Cup).Diego Mar...
  • Hay un Pibe que la Rompe
    on Jun 21, 2009
    November 24, 2008When I was eight or nine I had a poster of Fra Filippo Lippi’s Madonna and Child with Two Angels on my wall. After visiting Florence I decided to copy it. I drew the outlines of the face with great care and ever so subtly coloured...
  • El Pibe de Oro
    on Jun 21, 2009
    June 29, 1986After Argentina won, we all went to celebrate at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires. There were many banners that people brought out onto the streets. I remember one that read Perdón Bilardo (we are sorry Bilardo), a reference to the coach who...
  • La Copa
    on Jun 21, 2009
    April 1982My brother Ignacio is four years older than me and very charming. When we were young, my sister and I competed for his attention as he was a load of fun. He used to persuade us to give him a back massage after school claiming he was exhaust...
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