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Diego Maradona Was a Soccer God Who Lived a Beautiful, Flawed Life

We saw ourselves in his triumphs — and in his crashes

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iego Armando Maradona wasn’t a perfect man. He wasn’t even the perfect athlete.

His diminutive height was better suited for a jockey than a world-class futbolista. However, the scrappy Argentino became one of the beautiful sport’s most…