Diego Maradona Net Worth

Net Worth: $100 Thousand
Source of wealth:


Full Name Diego Armando Maradona Franco
Birth Place Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of Birth Oct 30, 1960 (age 60)
Nationality Argentina
Ethnicity Italian, Spanish, Croatian, Native Argentines
Occupation Retired footballer, Manager
Height 5'5'' (1.65 m)
Weight 148 lbs (67 kg)
Marital Status Divorced (Claudia Villafañe)
Children 4 (Dalma, Giannina, Sinagra, Fernando)
Education N/A
Hobbies N/A
Last Updated
Jul 14, 2015

About Diego Armando Maradona Franco

Diego Maradona is a football coach, and also a former player from Argentine. He currently has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand.The Football legend earned plenty of money during his playing days. So much so, that in 2009 the Italian authorities declared that he owed $45 million (€37m) in unpaid taxes, penalties, charges and interest. He paid just €42,000, 2 luxury watches and a set of earrings. In 2010 he lost his job as Argentine national coach due to the team’s poor world cup perfomance.

Diego Maradona

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From 2011 to 2012 he managed AL- Wasl FC, a Dubai-based club which he made a reported amount of $2.7 million. Diego Maradona was born in Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 18th, July, 1965. He is also called the Babe Ruth of Argentinian soccer. In his professional football career, he has played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Napoli, Barcelona, Sevilla as well as Newell’s Old Boys. His most recent play is in Napoli where he earned 91 caps and scored 34 goals. What sets Maradona apart from the rest is that he is the only player to set a world-record contract not once but twice. He set the first world record when he played for Barcelona for £5m and second when he signed the contract with Napoli for £6.9m. Maradona has played in four FIFA World Cup tournaments and was the captain of Argentina in 1986 where he led his team to victory over West Germany. He also won the Golden Ball which is awarded to the best player of the tournament. Along with his achievements came his controversies. He was suspended from football in 1991 for 15 months as he tested positive for cocaine. Three years later he was suspended again for failing a drug test for ephedrine. However, he still excelled in football and became the head coach of Argentina in 2008. He was also on his own television show called La Noche del Diez, or The Night of the Number Ten in Argentina. Maradona is a joint FIFA Player of the 20th Century along with Pele.


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