The born player, the class, the coach, the man with guts and confidence and the cherry on the top is his controversial life and comments. Still thinking? I know you have guessed already. It’s Diego Maradona. Argentinean legend is best of everything. Even when comes in front of a camera or microphones as his tongue knows no filter. His comments are controversial, bold, outrageous and undoubtedly entertaining. So let’s hear some of legend’s master comments.
Top 20 Most Controversial Quotes of Diego Maradona
This is Maradona’s latest one:
“Cristiano is a predator in front of goal. You can’t let Cristiano shoot from anywhere in the opposition half.
Goalkeepers are scared of him. You have to be honest, goalkeepers are scared of Cristiano. They are not so scared of Messi in those areas because he doesn’t have the same power as Cristiano.
Cristiano is an incredible professional. I think at this present time he is right up there at Messi’s level.”
Now start counting.
Some Classic Maradona quotes:
These are some of his most interesting and straight forward comments. they are humorous with a twist.
#1. “To see the ball, to run after it, makes me the happiest man in the world”.
#2. My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.
#3. I am calm, My surname is not a burden for me. It might be for others, but not for me.
#4. I am black or white, I’ll never be grey in my life.
#5. Things are neither clear nor clean in the world of football right now and many people recognize this reality.
Here are some of the most controversial quotes of Maradona:
#6. At the time of the retirement people get emotional. But he is Maradona and thus too bold!!!
#7. This quote came when he was voted Fifa’s joint Player of the Century.
#8. At times he had commented on Real Madrid. And I must say those were harsh and sarcastic
#9. and the next one too!!!
#10. This was especially for his team mates. He is really bold I must say!!!
On some personal issues:
Such quotes makes him the real ‘bad boy’ of football fraternity. Let’s take a look.
#11. One of the most controversial issues of smashing the car of a photographer and this is all he had to say
#12. Another fearless comment on his political choice
#13. His view on American politics is too sharp
#14. My god. Even David Beckham is not spared!!!
#15. I think he does not even spare himself!!!
Maradona’s comments on the another legend Pele:
The real ‘clash of the titans’!!! Though we have seen Maradona to become more verbally aggressive towards Pele.
#16. After the 2010 World Cup controversies he boldly announced that
#17. This one is too much. This statement was his natural reaction after Pele claimed Neymar was a better player than Lionel Messi.
#18. Pele claimed Messi will never be as good as him and everybody knew who will react
#19. Pele was accused by Maradona of being favorite with the management but not with the mass like him!!!
#20. Maradona’s sense of superiority was proved again.
Diego Maradona. The name that at once flashes in our head two words. A Legend and too controversial. He came out of a poor family and was a born talent. His life is entirely controversial from his “Hand of God” goal to his autobiography where he admitted to be unfaithful to his wife, his legendary conflict with Pele and his drug abuse and other controversies.
He has seen all, told all, dealt all and still stands tall.