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Diego Maradona 1960-2020

As he told the filmmaker Emir Kusturica in 2008, he held himself responsible for all that he had performed, great and negative. But he knew, too, that at some point a line had to be drawn between Maradona the particular person and Maradona the player. And but without mention of those troubles, Maradona’s story is not cleansed. Rather, they would stop him from achieving all that he could have performed and, ultimately, shorten his career. He was thrown out of a World Cup in disgrace after testing positive for functionality-enhancing drugs. We attain the initially player on the list with...