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Diego Maradona Is Mourned in Argentina – The New York Times

For many Argentines, Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday, was no mere soccer superstar. “I feel like a member of my family just died,” said one.

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Maradona was a contradictory character who garnered a lot of empathy, said Rodrigo Daskal, a professor who is a researcher at the Sports Study Center at the San Martín National University. Maradona was always authentic and never tried to dress up any part of his life.
Mr. Maradonas candor about his struggles with alcohol and drugs was appreciated by many of his fans, especially those who had experience with addiction. My old man had problems with drugs, who am I to judge Maradona? said Pablo Neyret,…

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