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Diego Armando Maradona Franco was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award.
Argentinian Football legend Diego maradona, one of the greatest players all time, has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 60. Argentina President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning following Maradona's death in the city of Tigre on Wednesday.
Maradona's net worth
is estimated at $10,000 (£75,000), despite enjoying a playing career which spanned two decades and saw him ply his trade with the likes of Barcelona, Napoli and Boca Juniors.
Maradona is said to make as much as $3 million in salary from Naples, plus another $8 million to $10 million in endorsements, for which he has been known to take between game junkets to Japan rather than practice with his team.
Here are his best quotes before his death:
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