At what age did Diego Maradona make his professional debut for Argentinos Juniors?
Diego Maradona was 15 years old when he made his professional debut for Argentinos Juniors on October 20, 1976.
How many goals did Diego Maradona score for Argentina?
Diego Maradona scored 34 goals in 91 appearances for Argentina. He is the fifth-highest goalscorer for Argentina, behind Lionel Messi, Gabriel Batistuta, Sergio Aguero and Hernan Crespo.
Maradona holds the record for suffering the most number of fouls in a World Cup. How many times was he fouled?
Diego Maradona was fouled 53 times during the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.
Maradona also holds the record for the most number of fouls suffered in one game in a World Cup. Which country did he face in that game?
Diego Maradona was fouled 23 times when Argentina played against Italy in the 1982 World Cup in Spain.
Which country did Maradona score against, using his hand, in the quarter-final of the 1986 World Cup?
Diego scored using his hand in the quarter-final of the 1986 World Cup against England. When he was quizzed about the incident, he said: "The goal was scored a little bit by the hand of God, a little by the head of Maradona."
In 2002, a World Cup goal by Maradona was voted FIFA Goal of the Century. Which country did he score against?
Maradona's second goal against England – which came just four minutes after the ‘Hand of God’ – in 1986 FIFA World Cup quarter-final saw him dribble past opposition defenders to eventually beat Peter Shilton to make the score 2-0.
Maradona holds the record for making the most number of appearances as captain of any country in a World Cup. On how many occasions did he captain Argentina?
Diego Maradona captained Argentina on 16 occasions. In total, he made 21 appearances in World Cup tournaments.
Maradona helped Napoli win their only two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990. When did he join the club?
Diego Maradona joined Napoli from Barcelona in 1984.
How many goals did Diego Maradona score for Napoli?
Diego Maradona scored 81 goals in 188 appearances for Napoli.
Aside from Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Maradona has a tattoo of another Revolutionist. Who is that?
He has a tattoo of Ernesto "Che" Guevara on his arm, and a portrait of Fidel Castro tattooed on his left leg.
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