Maradona’s no saint but he’s the people’s footballer


IF you follow and love football, you will love Diego Armando Maradona.

And for myself, his death due to a heart attack just three weeks after he turned 60, represents the passing of a glorious era.

I was a teenager growing up in Penang and kicking a ball around with my schoolmates before and after classes, when Maradona was in the height of his stardom.

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