The shirt the Argentina star was wearing when he scored against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final was auctioned for $9.3 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia.
Dalma Maradona says the shirt due to go under the hammer is actually the one worn by her father during the goalless first half of the 1986 World Cup quarter-final – a claim auctioneers Sotheby's refute.
Shirt worn by Argentine Diego Maradona when he scored his infamous goal against England at the 1986 World Cup is expected to sell for at least $5.23 million.
Diego Maradona, who is regarded by some as the best player of all time, died of a heart attack last November at the age of 60, weeks after undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot.
A panel of 20 experts was convened by Argentina's public prosecutor to examine the cause of death and to determine if there had been any negligence.
Why people have grown exhausted from the year and do not want to relive it.
The autopsy, which was based on blood and urine samples and released by the Buenos Aires Scientific Police, said Maradona had problems with his kidneys, heart and lungs.
Judicial sources say probe was triggered by concerns raised by the football legend’s daughters Dalma, Gianinna and Jana over the treatment he received for his heart condition at his home in Tigre, north of Buenos Aires.
The prosecutor's office in Buenos Aires is investigating the death of football icon Diego Maradona following claims that ambulances took more than half an hour to reach the football star's house in response to an emergency call.
Friend of the downtrodden, enemy of imperialism: Diego Maradona transcended football to become a ‘voice for the voiceless’.
Rising to stardom from a grimy Buenos Aires slum to lead Argentina to World Cup victory, Maradona was a rags-to-riches story in his football-mad homeland and gained the iconic status of fellow Argentinians Che Guevara and Evita Peron.
“The good thing is that Diego is together, Diego is solid.”
Maradona's lawyer told reporters that Argentine soccer legend would leave hospital and go directly to a rehabilitation facility for alcohol treatment.
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