Maradona, France security law, Ethiopia crisis, US presidential transition

published 4 months ago by France 24

No pandemic was going to keep Argentina from its Evita moment. For hours on Thursday, mourning Argentinians filed past the coffin of Diego Armando Maradona, the rags-to-riches hero, who, thanks to his footballing genius, moved the nation out of the shadows of its generals and defeat in the Falklands War. The rollercoaster fortunes of Maradona, both on and off the pitch, long mirrored that of his country. The outpouring of grief has been massive after Maradona died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60.

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