Medical staff to be tried for Maradona death

Eight medical personnel are to stand trial accused of criminal negligence in the death of legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona. A judge has ordered a culpable homicide trial after a medical panel found Maradona’s treatment was rife with “deficiencies and irregularities”. Maradona died in November 2020 of a heart attack in Buenos Aires, aged 60. He had been recovering at…

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Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for £7.1m at auction

The shirt Diego Maradona wore when he scored the ‘Hand of God’ goal and much vaunted ‘goal of the century’ for Argentina against England at the 1986 World Cup has sold for a record £7.1m. It is the highest price ever paid for a piece of sports memorabilia. Former England midfielder Steve Hodge put it up for auction 36 years…

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