Everyone Named Their Kid After Maradona During The 1986 World Cup

Diego Maradona in 1986 was essentially an archangel, razing down everything but Argentina on the way to winning the World Cup. This sparked any number of legacies, from a merchandising empire based chiefly on t-shirts with his and Che Guerva's face on them, to, it seems, thousands and thousands of kids named Diego. » 6/12/14 1:35pm 6/12/14 1:35pm

The Church Of Maradona Makes Baby Jesus Cry

Most often-asked question by first-time visitors to the Church of Maradona: Is that a soccer ball with a crown of thorns? Why yes, it is. This holy procession honoring the Argentine soccer great also includes a replica World Cup trophy and a church with a tiny soccer ball steeple bell. No way this could be considered… » 11/05/08 12:00pm 11/05/08 12:00pm

Meet Argentina's New National Soccer Coach (Burp!)

I see no possible way this ends badly. Argentina, which has been sent home ignominiously from the past four World Cup soccer tournaments, has turned to its largest celebrity in terms of land mass to return the nation to its glorious past. Diego Maradona, considered by many to be the greatest soccer player ever, has… » 11/04/08 2:00pm 11/04/08 2:00pm