Diego Armando Maradona was an Argentinian football player who is considered to be one of the best footballers to ever play the game.
Maradona played for F.C. Barcelona and S.S.C. Napoli and for the Argentinian National team, with which he won the 1986 World Cup.
Maradona was known with the nickname El Pibe de Oro, meaning "The Golden Boy".
The correct pronunciation of Diego Armando Maradona is Dee-yeh-goh Ahr-mahn-doh Mah-rah-doh-nah.
All the vowels in his first, middle and last name are pronounced as short vowels, except for the first syllable in his first name, Diego. The first syllable in Diego is pronounced with a long "e".