Maradona is the definitive new biography of a true global icon, from world-renowned football writer and journalist Guillem Balagué.
Based on in-depth interviews and first-hand stories, Guillem Balagué’s masterly biography represents a psychological and sociological approach to the legend. This journey of exploration takes Guillem to Argentina, Spain, Italy and Dubai. Along the way, he asks what fosters such adulation, and how this adoration engendered a self-destructive personality.
Even after his untimely death in 2020, Maradona continues to fascinate: his divine status seemingly preserved for ever.
Maradona: The Boy. The Rebel. The God is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson