, born 30 October 1960) is an Argentine retired professional footballer.He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as the national team of Argentina.
Maradona's parents were both born and brought up in the town of Esquina in the north-east province of Corrientes Province, living only two hundred metres from each other on the banks of the Corriente River.When we discovered he'd been telling us the truth, we decided to devote ourselves purely to him." Diego Armando Maradona was born on 30 October 1960, at the Policlínico (Polyclinic) Evita Hospital in Lanús, Buenos Aires Province, but raised in Villa Fiorito, a shantytown on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to a poor family that had moved from Corrientes Province. He has two younger brothers, Hugo (el Turco) and Raúl (Lalo), both of whom were also professional football players.He was the fifth child and first son of Diego Maradona "Chitoro" (d.On 10 April, Maradona played his first Superclásico against River Plate at La Bombonera.Boca defeated River 3–0 with Maradona scoring a goal after dribbling past Alberto Tarantini and Fillol."He had complete mastery of the ball.Maradona dribbled past Madrid goalkeeper Agustín, and as he approached the empty goal, he stopped just as Madrid defender Juan José came sliding in a desperate attempt to block the shot and ended up crashing into the post, before Maradona slotted the ball into the net.