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Mara and Dona: Argentine twins a living tribute to soccer great

In the Rotundo household in Buenos Aires, the spirit of Diego Maradona has a living tribute: twin nine-year-old girls, Mara and Dona, named after the soccer legend who died this week

Walter Gaston Rotundo, a devoted Diego Maradona fan who named his twin daughters Mara and Dona after the soccer star, poses with his family in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27 November, 2020.

Bangladesh move up three places in FIFA rankings

The Bangladesh national football team have moved three places up in the the latest FIFA rankings

Bangladesh clinch two-match Mujib Borsho FIFA International Series against Nepal on 17 November 2020

Maradona's death news on my mobile

As part of monitoring news, checking if anything special was happening in the country or elsewhere in the world, I was going through prime news in leading national dailies mainly English on my mobile ...

Maradona's death news on my mobile

'An immense sadness': Argentina mourns death of Maradona

Heartbroken fans of Diego Maradona gathered on the streets of Buenos Aires to mourn the Argentine football legend's death on Wednesday, praying, laying flowers and singing patriotic and sport chants

People gather to mourn the death of soccer legend Diego Maradona, outside the Diego Armando Maradona stadium, in Buenos Aires, Argentina 25 November, 2020

Diego Maradona: Life in frames

In this file photo taken on 5 July, 2017 former Argentinian great football player Diego Armando Maradona gestures on stage as he acknowledges the audience during a show at Plebiscito Square in Naples

Argentine legend Maradona saw heaven and hell

World football great Diego Armando Maradona, who died on Wednesday less than a month after his 60th birthday, was worshipped like a god for his genius with the ball, but his demons almost destroyed ...

Argentinian star Diego Maradona raises his arm in the air after scoring his game winning goal against England in their World Cup semi final in Mexico, 22 June, 1986.

Legend Diego Maradona dies of heart attack

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Diego Maradona.

Some spectators allowed to return to sports events in England

Premier League clubs can look forward to welcoming back spectators in highly limited numbers next month for the first time since March, following an announcement by the British government on Monday

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Portuguese midfielder Pedro Neto (2nd R) scores their first goal past Southampton's English goalkeeper Alex McCarthy (C) during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on 23 November

Liverpool go level with leaders Spurs, Arsenal held at Leeds

Liverpool moved level with leaders Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the Premier League after a club record-setting 3-0 victory over Leicester City at Anfield on Sunday

 Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action with Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel

Italy extend unbeaten run to reach Nations League finals

Italy gave another impressive performance as they reached the Nations League final four and extended their unbeaten run to 22 games with a 2-0 win away to Bosnia on Wednesday

Italy's Domenico Berardi celebrates scoring their second goal at UEFA Nations League match against  Bosnia and Herzegovina at Stadium Grbavica, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 18 November, 2020
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