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Argentina honours Diego Maradona with statue for 58th birthday

Diego Maradona sat down with ESPN following his Dorados side's opening victory in Ascenso MX.

Argentina celebrated the 58th birthday of Diego Maradona on Wednesday by unveiling a bronze statue of the Albiceleste legend that recreates his goal against England that was voted the greatest of the 20th century.

Maradona's birthday was Oct. 30, but the unveiling was postponed a day due to rain. The statue is located near the Argentinos Juniors club stadium in Buenos Aires, where he made his career debut in 1976.

A decade later, Maradona captained Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title and scored...

Sunderland set for Scocco signing

Sunderland are close to finalising a deal for Argentina striker Ignacio Scocco after agreeing a fee with Brazilian club Internacional.

Ignacio Scocco wants a World Cup chance.
Ignacio Scocco has high hopes for 2014.

ESPN sources close to the club have revealed the 28-year-old is just waiting for confirmation of his deal, as he looks to press his claims for inclusion in Argentina's World Cup squad.

The Black Cats have been on Scocco's trail for some time, but the fact that his current club still...