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Maradona

Diego Armando . born 1960, Argentinian footballer
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BUENOS AIRES: An Argentine legislator has proposed building a monument to honor Diego Maradona, whose future as Argentina coach has been uncertain since the team was eliminated by Germany in the World Cup quarterfinals.
The clinic provided no further details, but said the "imbalance" Maradona suffered "was not related to an addiction to dangerous drugs.
DIEGO MARADONA laid into his Argentina players for wasting too many chances despite winning their opening game against Nigeria.
Maradona took the tournament by storm 24 years ago in Mexico, scoring five goals - including stunning individual efforts against England and Belgium - and setting up five more en-route to helping Argentina claim their second and most recent World Cup crown.
Maradona is hoping to become only the third man after Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer to win the World Cup as a player and manager.
THAT'S WHAT YOUR HANDS ARE FOR Maradona lifts World Cup trophy in Mexico in 1986 CAN' Reid jokes w lf h YOU CAN'T DEFEND THIS ONE, EITHER Reid jokes with Maradona before kissing the "cheating" left hand of the former Argentina star on Abu Dhabi TV
Maradona spent the weekend in the United Arab Emirates, where he met with Al Wasl officials to sign a reported two year deal.
The game was nip and tuck, with Maradona showing flashes of his trickery, until controversy erupted in the 51st minute.
According to an official statement from the Suizo Argentina Clinic, Maradona is suffering from hypertension and heart problems and has been sedated, incubated and attached to a machine to help him to breathe.
The sources said Maradona, who is undertaking drug rehabilitation in Havana, has not responded to a notification from the Japanese Embassy in Cuba to get a visa stamped on his passport.
Maradona received a two-year suspended sentence for a 1994 shooting incident involving four journalists.
06 ( ANI ): Former Argentine coach and captain Diego Maradona has said that Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup in order to be the world's best player.