Diego Maradona: A Career Retrospective … In Pictures

Diego Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all-time. Today he is the head coach of Argentina's national team.
But there is much more to Diego Maradona than that. Let's take a look at his life … in pictures.

In addition to being one of the greatest soccer players of all-time, Maradona is famous for his "Hand of God" goal in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinal match versus England. (According to some religions, God is an obese asshole who is addicted to coke.)

Maradona retired from competitive soccer in 1998. Yet in retirement his love of the game still showed, as he carried a ball under his shirt at all times, always ready for a match.

In his 40s, Maradona got a tattoo of Che Guevera on his shoulder. He also started listening to Rage Against The Machine and Bob Marley. And because he was old enough to buy beer, he was the most popular guy in his dorm.

Thanks to a 2005 stomach stapling procedure, Maradona was able to shed weight and became attractive to women again. Which was good because, thanks to his small stomach, he was no longer able to eat women bigger than a Size-6.

Maradona completed his rehabilitation in 2008 by being named head coach of Argentina's national team. The other top candidates for the job were a homeless man and a parrot.

Despite his drug, weight and financial problems, and also his reputation for treating people poorly, the biggest failing of Maradona's life is here where he appears to be wearing a Mets shirt. WTF?!

Okay, maybe the Mets shirt was his second-worst decision.


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