Top 32 Diego Maradona Quotes

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Diego Maradona is an Argentine football manager, as well as a retired professional footballer. He was born on 30 October 1960, and currently, he is serving as a coach of Argentine Primera Division club Gimnasia de La Plata.

His popularity is all over the world and is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. He is a multitalented and passionate player as he is best on vision, passing, ball control, and dribbling techniques.

Talking about his height, he is 5 feet 5 inches tall. His team’s presence is always significant because he always encourages and leads his team for outstanding performance.  The following 32 quotes by Diego Maradona are also great and useful, like him. Do follow them.

Diego Maradona on field
Diego Maradona on field

“When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.”― Diego Maradona

“There would be no debate about who was the best footballer the world had ever seen – me or Pele. Everyone would say me.”― Diego Maradona

“All the people that criticised me should eat their words.”― Diego Maradona

“You can say a lot of things about me, but you can never say I don’t take risks.”― Diego Maradona

“To see my country lose a football match is very hard for someone who has worn the shirt.”― Diego Maradona

“To see the ball, to run after it, makes me the happiest man in the world.”― Diego Maradona

“When God decides its time, I guess he’ll come for us.”― Diego Maradona

“When I wear the national team shirt, its sole contact with my skin makes it stand on an end.”― Diego Maradona

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“The problem is that they are all stars at Madrid. You need someone to carry the water to the well.”― Diego Maradona     

“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.”― Diego Maradona

“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.”― Diego Maradona

“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.”― Diego Maradona

“There are hundreds of Beckhams playing football all over the world.”― Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona with his precious award
Diego Maradona with his precious award

“At the moment there are some England players who are the stars of their club teams, but not for their country. It’s difficult to explain.”― Diego Maradona

“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.”― Diego Maradona

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“Of course in the first matches you are more careful, perhaps more careful than you should be.”― Diego Maradona

“I’m not desperate but I know that some day I’ll be the coach again of some team.”― Diego Maradona

“I am black or white, I’ll never be grey in my life.”― Diego Maradona

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“I certainly have an advantage over some because I can pass on so much from the World Cups I played in.”― Diego Maradona    

“I gave all I had. Now I want to enjoy my family.”― Diego Maradona

“My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.”― Diego Maradona

“If you don’t want to play clean football then go up into the stands.”― Diego Maradona

“I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.”― Diego Maradona

“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.”― Diego Maradona

“I’ll be too old to face a difficult championship as the one in America will surely be.”― Diego Maradona

“Things are neither clear nor clean in the world of football right now and many people recognise this reality.”― Diego Maradona

“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.”― Diego Maradona

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“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.”― Diego Maradona

“I’m alive and I want to keep living.”― Diego Maradona

“I like English football, always have. It’s just that people go on about the World Cup in 1986 and then I’m seen as the real bad boy.”― Diego Maradona

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“I’d give my life to be the national team coach.”― Diego Maradona      

“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.”― Diego Maradona

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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