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Legend Maradona turns 50 with little fanfare

Diego Maradona turned 50 on Saturday with little fanfare, calling it the “saddest birthday of my life.”

sports Updated: Oct 30, 2010 23:11 IST
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Diego Maradona turned 50 on Saturday with little fanfare, calling it the “saddest birthday of my life.”

Despite some pressure from his family, the former Argentina coach said he intended to spend the day quietly at his home in the Buenos Aires suburb of Ezeiza. It has been a difficult year for the famous No. 10, who led Argentina into the World Cup only to be ousted by Germany in a humiliating 4-0 loss in the quarters. The loss led the Argentina Football Association to drop him as coach.

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