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Past and present Japanese players pay tribute to Maradona

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Lol, never heard of any of these Japanese stars

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This guy (I will not name him on purpose) was good at kicking a ball... that's all...never mind he was a drug addict, racist, womanizing wife beater..... sad to see he's considered a hero by many....

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Never heard of him. Though, I have heard of Homare Sawa and Aya Miyama.

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Well gentlemen, Okudera San opened the road to all other Japanese players to go abroad and both as a player and a man, he is a class act. I know. I played against him.

Okudera San is the example of what a sportsman should be and he lead and leads by example. Nakamura was a great tecnician with some of the best ball control i have ever seen.

Nakata was a great player but is a sorry example of a human being.

now, you know a bit more.

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This guy (I will not name him on purpose

How brave of you.

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I bumped into an old quote I wrote down ages ago: "Success takes you where character cannot sustain you." I think Maradonna is a good example of that.Or are there any volunteers to take Jesus' spot up on the cross then?

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Love Maradona, especially what he did against (to) the Brits.

hilarious

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Love Maradona, especially what he did against (to) the Brits.

Yes, what a game against Great Britain that was. There were tears on the streets of Glasgow that night. The people of Cardiff were inconsolable.

He punched the ball into the goal for a point and the umpire missed it.

Not really your area this, is it?

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Love Maradona, especially what he did against (to) the Brits.

hilarious

Dear Lord. Once again, can someone please explain the difference between Britain and England?

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And in return, I'll explain the difference between Maradona and Madonna.

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Dear Lord. Once again, can someone please explain the difference between Britain and England?

Painful, isn't it?

England is on the island of Great Britain. Also on the island, is Wales and Scotland. The UK (United Kingdom) includes Great Britain and (for now) Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is on the island of Ireland. It is also referred to as the 6 counties. Not Ulster, because Ulster comprises of 9 counties. 3 of which are in the Republic of Ireland. So remember that when you next hear someone say "Ulster says no!"

Great goal, btw ;-)

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By most accounts, he was one of the two best soccer players in the history of the sport, along with Pele. Unlike Pele, he was a very flawed individual. At least he did not deny that he was very damaged.

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By most accounts, he was one of the two best soccer players in the history of the sport, along with Pele. 

I’ve heard some old-timers putting Alfredo Di Stefano up with them, but the consensus seems to whittle it down to Pele and Maradona.

Maradona in the 1986 World Cup is the best I’ve seen. I remember one comment saying that if you’d have put him in any side in the last 16, they would have won the tournament.

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Maradona was a great footballer and a flawed individual, period.

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Japan loves good football. Japanese footballers are known for their speed, fitness levels, dribbling abilities and goal-scoring feats across Asia, Europe and the wider world. Even footballers and fans in neighboring India loved the way Maradona made opponents run in circles and even in the wrong direction. Farewell to the footballing hero of Goa, Kolkata, Kerala and the footballing world.

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