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Diego Maradona

Awards And Accomplishments

1978-80 Named top goal-scorer of the Metropolitan League with Argentinos Juniors
1979 Named South American Player of the Year
1979-80 Named "Olimpia de gold" as the best Argentine sportsman of the year (Círculo de Periodistad Deportivos)
1979-81 Won "The Golden Ball" as the best soccer player of the year by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
1983 Won Spanish King's Cup with Barcelona
1986 Became World Champion with the Argentinian National Team
1986 Named "Olimpia de plata" as the best Argentine soccer player of the year (Círculo de Periodistad Deportivos)
1986 Won "The Golden Ball" as the best soccer player of the World Cup (FIFA)
1987, 1990 Won Italian League Crown with Naples team
1988 Was top goal-scorer of the Italian Major League with Naples team
1989 Won European Soccer Union Cup with Naples
1993 Named "Olimpia de plata" as the best Argentine soccer player of century (Círculo de Periodistad Deportivos)
1999 Named "Olimpia de plata" as the best Argentine sportsman of the century (Círculo de Periodistad Deportivos)
2000 Won FIFA Internet voting for best soccer player of the century

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