Net Worth: $100 Thousand
- Source of Wealth Football
- Birth Place Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Height 1.65 m
- Marital Status Divorced (Claudia Villafañe)
- Full Name Diego Armando Maradona
- Nationality Argentine
- Date of Birth 30 October 1960
- Ethnicity Argentinian
- Occupation Football Player, Coach
- Children Diego Sinagra, Giannina Maradona, Dalma Maradonna
About Diego Maradona
Diego Armando Maradona is an Argentine football coach and a former player. Maradona has been among the best soccer players ever. He has a net worth of $100 Thousand that has been earned by coaching, managing and playing for the Argentine football team and various soccer clubs.
There are many people who believe that Maradona along with Pele are the greatest football players of all time. He shares the title “FIFA Player of the 20th Century” with Pele. Maradona has the world record for his contract fees. He charged 5 Million Pounds when he was transferred to Barcelona and 6.9 Million during the transfer to Napoli.
In a long career, Maradona has played for many different clubs like Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla and Newell’s Old Boys. But he probably spent the best days of his playing career with Napoli of Italy. He took a small club and made it the league champions with his playing prowess.
He has excellent records playing for his country Argentina as well. In the international level, he has scored 34 goals in 91 caps. He has appeared in four FIFA World Cups. In 1986, he was the captain of the Argentina football team that won the FIFA World Cup beating West Germany and other teams. In the same year he also won the “Golden Ball” for being the best player of the tournament. He is famous for his two goals during an England – Argentina match. The first was the infamous “Hand of God” goal, and the second was what is considered to be “The Goal of the Century”.
Diego is considered to be the most controversial sportsperson ever. In 1991 he was suspended for 15 months for failing in a drug test for using cocaine while in Italy. He was not allowed to play in the 1994 World Cup that was held in the US, as he was tested positive on ephedrine.