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12 October, 2015 5:20 PM I would love to help India develop football, says Pele

Pele today left everyone mesmerised in an evening that had moments of nostalgia, the great debate on Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, even as the 'King of Football' from Brazil declared that he was willing to help Indian football in some way. Pele said that his Argentine rival Maradona was a more complete player than Messi as he interacted with former 26

1 October, 2015 2:18 PM Can't compare Pele and Diego Maradona: Sourav Ganguly

Cricketer turned Indian Super League franchise Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) co-owner Sourav Ganguly is excited at the chance of meeting Brazilian legend Pele, but did not want to compare him with Diego Maradona who is Ganguly's favourite footballer. Kolkata: Cricketer turned Indian Super League franchise Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) co-owner Sourav Ganguly 20

1 September, 2015 11:18 AM It's time to party, says Ravi Shastri after India's historic win in Sri Lanka

Post series win, skipper Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri decide to party hard and paint the town red. As soon as the players were back in the dressing room after the 117-run victory, came a terse instruction from team director Ravi Shastri: "Let's party, boys." He later said: "I am the man in charge, and after such a historic series win, I'll ensure 13

14 August, 2015 4:58 AM Virat Kohli's passion reminds Sourav Ganguly of Diego Maradona

KOLKATA: Sourav Ganguly on Thursday hailed Virat Kohli's century-scoring spree and compared the Indian captain to Argentine football legend Diego Maradona for his passion for the game. "Diego Maradona is one of my all-time favourite sportspersons. Every time he played you could see the passion in his heart. I see the same thing in Virat Kohli. I love his body language 27

13 August, 2015 1:31 PM I see a bit of Diego Maradona in Virat Kohli: Sourav Ganguly

KOLKATA: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is bowled over by Virat Kohli's exuberance and passion to cricket and compared the Test captain to legendary footballer Diego Maradona. "One of my favourite sportsmen was Diego Maradona and every time I saw him play football you could see the passion in the heart. You see the same thing with Virat Kohli. I love his body language 22

13 August, 2015 12:12 PM I see a bit of Maradona in Kohli: Ganguly

KOLKATA: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is bowled over by Virat Kohli's exuberance and passion to cricket and compared the Test captain to legendary footballer Diego Maradona. "One of my favourite sportsmen was Diego Maradona and every time I saw him play football you could see the passion in the heart. You see the same thing with Virat Kohli. I love his body language 37

4 August, 2015 4:14 AM Lionel Messi to play in friendly match against Mexico

Mexico City, Aug 4: Argentine star Lionel Messi will play the friendly match against Mexico, media reported. Messi, the forward in Spain’s Barcelona, has not said he will not be available to play the friendly game against Mexico on September 8, Xinhua quoted Gerardo “Tata” Martino, coach of Argentina’s national soccer team, as saying on Monday. (Read 29

5 July, 2015 9:17 AM Messi-Maradona debate rumbles on after Argentina's Copa America woe

Another tournament, another shattering defeat, and another round of unfavourable comparisons to Diego Maradona. Lionel Messi was left reflecting on another bitterly familiar failure here yesterday after Argentina suffered an agonizing penalty shoot-out defeat to Chile in the Copa America final. It was the second time in 12 months Messi had finished on the losing 23

26 June, 2015 3:48 AM Diego Maradona's Father, "Don Diego", Passes Away

Diego Maradona's had been at his father's side in a Buenos Aires hospital since flying in from his Dubai home on June 2. Buenos Aires: Diego Maradona's father "Don Diego" passed away on Thursday, local media reported, with the 87-year-old failing to recover from long-standing coronary and respiratory difficulties. Argentina World Cup winner Diego Maradona 6

9 June, 2015 6:46 AM I might become FIFA's new vice president, says Diego Maradona

Football great Diego Maradona on Monday claimed he may be in line to become the vice president of FIFA should Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein be elected as Sepp Blatter's successor as president. The 1986 World Cup winner and former Argentina coach has been a long-term opponent of Blatter and described him as "a dictator" last month. Maradona is now keen to help out with the restructuring 13