Diego Maradona Dies – level 2

01-12-2020 07:00

Diego Maradona was an Argentinian football legend. He died from a heart attack at the age of 60.

Millions of football fans loved Maradona for his amazing football skills. He became a star after the 1986 World Cup when he helped Argentina win the cup. All the world was impressed by Maradona’s performance against England. He scored an amazing goal that many people still remember today. Maradona spoke about the goal as the ’Hand of God’.

But Maradona’s private life was not so great. Maradona had problems with drugs and alcohol and several times, he was not allowed to play because of the problems. He stopped his football career in 1997.

Difficult words: legend (a person who is famous in a specific activity), impressed (when something is very good and it affects somebody deeply or strongly), performance (an activity or task that somebody does, usually in a play, sport or music).

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