Written by Goalden Times Editorial Team on October 30, 2015
An assorted collection of 100 rare and vintage photographs of Diego Maradona, any football romantic will cherish forever – a visual Maradona Biography.
“Often, as we all know
His feet left the ground
But when he was down to earth
Words couldn’t be found
to describe how he gave birth
to miracles on a footballground
There is no one, like Diego”
– Edwin Alblas, The Netherlands
He was born on 30th October, 1960 in the poor slums of Villa Fiorito in the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Whether he was truly the best ever or not will always be a matter of debate but there is no doubt that the name of no other footballer generates as much extreme emotions as Diego Armando Maradona. On his 55th birthday, we at Goalden Times present 100 vintage moments of Diego capturing his numerous emotions, glories and griefs of life through this unique visual essay. Happy Birthday King!
The photographs are not owned by Goalden Times and we do not claim ownership of these images by any means.