We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Diego Maradona Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
When I wear the national team shirt, its sole contact with my skin makes it stand on an end.
To see the ball, to run after it, makes me the happiest man in the world.
I’ll be too old to face a difficult championship as the one in America will surely be.
God makes me play well. That is why I always make the sign of a cross when I walk out on to the pitch. I feel I would be betraying him if I didn’t.
The problem is that they are all stars at Madrid. You need someone to carry the water to the well.
Many people agree with me that many things are not clear in football these days and it is not something people who watch football deserve. The situation will be the same while football is run by people who do not understand football.
To see my country lose a football match is very hard for someone who has worn the shirt.
If I could apologise and go back and change history I would do. But the goal is still a goal, Argentina became world champions and I was the best player in the world.
You can say a lot of things about me, but you can never say I don’t take risks.
I’m alive and I want to keep living.
I am black or white, I’ll never be grey in my life.
I have 23 top players and they are all ready to put on the jersey and work on the pitch and that makes you happy and then you have peace of mind.
Of course in the first matches you are more careful, perhaps more careful than you should be.
I certainly have an advantage over some because I can pass on so much from the World Cups I played in.
When God decides its time, I guess he’ll come for us.
Beckham is a nice man and I’m sure he will reach 100 appearances for England. But he is just a good player, nothing more.
If you don’t want to play clean football then go up into the stands.
I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.
In the end, it is about whether God wants us to be in the final, but I know that is what God wants. This time we will not need the Hand of God, because it is the will of God.
There are hundreds of Beckhams playing football all over the world.
While the coach is entitled to celebrate the team’s victories, there is a manner and a way of doing so without aggravating the opponent.
There would be no debate about who was the best footballer the world had ever seen – me or Pele. Everyone would say me.
When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.
All the people that criticised me should eat their words.
Everybody in Argentina can remember ‘the hand of God’ in the England match in the 1986 World Cup. Now, in my country, the ‘hand of God’ has brought us an Argentinian pope.