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Diego Maradona stands alone in football’s glorious outlaw age

Comparisons with Lionel Messi are futile – Maradona belonged to a wild, violent game unrecognisable to modern players, as his new book shows

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Germany72580d ago

An interesting comment from the comments section:

"Maradona still holds the record for most fouls suffered in a World Cup (Mexico 86) and most fouls in a single World Cup game (23 against Italy at Spain 82). And let’s be clear. We’re not talking dainty little tactical tumbles. These were often staged assaults."

Maradona is the best ever.

KingPin2580d ago

the only way to stop maradona was to break his legs......and by the looks of it, people tried and failed.