Remembering Diego Maradona, a legend among champions

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Last month, the world lost one of the greatest sportsmen it has ever seen in Diego Maradona. Perhaps the most skilled footballer ever, nobody could quite emulate what Maradona did on the pitch in the biggest football games at the time.

Today, as a tribute, here are some jaw-dropping facts on the great Maradona. John Eilermann.

• Maradona was eight years old when he was scouted and recruited by a youth coach to join the Argentinos Juniors team.

• At the age of 12, Maradona started displaying his brilliance on the football pitch, which led a lot of observers to consider him a prodigy. John Eilermann.

• When Maradona was 15, he played in his first official game for the Argentinos Junior. He scored his first goal a month after his debut.

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• Maradona 115 goals for Argentinos Junior during his five years with them. Twenty-five years later, stadium management named the stadium after him.

• Maradona was 16 when he played his first national game for Argentina. John Eilermann.

• In 1981, Maradona joined popular Argentinian club Boca Juniors and helped the team win the title the year.

• In 1982, Maradona received $7.8 million for his transfer to F.C. Barcelona in Spain. It was his first of two record transfers. He is the only person in football history with two record transfers.

• Maradona helped F.C. Barcelona win the Spanish National Cup, the Copa del Rey, and the Spanish Super Cup in his second year with the club.

• Maradona is one of three F.C. Barcelona players in history to receive a standing ovation by the fans of their bitter rivals, Real Madrid. John Eilermann.


Is your teen bored? Here are some books to get him into reading

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With the recent virus, boredom strikes the 13-19 year-olds again and they have now been recluses from their own homes. With technology constantly evolving, it’s no mystery that these teens are most proficient with them and stick to them no matter what. If you want to pull them away once or twice, John F Eilermann recommends these books to get their boredom occupied! John Eilermann St. Louis .

The Giver
The Giver is a classic short novel by Lois Lowry. Its symbolisms are top notch and it has its own world compared to other forms of literature. With its different meanings and interpretations, it can definitely keep your teens up at night. It follows the story of a teenager who is constantly given memories of a past the community never knew. These memories are bound to emotions such as happiness, joy, sadness, anger, misery and much more. It only not relates to modern society but it relates a lot more with your kids by having the main character be a teenager with a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. John Eilermann St. Louis.

The Chronicles of Narnia

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Narnia is a big place for our big kids. This fantasy novel with its visual descriptions and teen romance will make your teenagers ask for more. The Chronicles of Narnia is a whole world in a book with creatures only seen in movies. This classic by C.S. Lewis describes the life of people in Narnia, a world in a magical wardrobe which depicts an ice witch’s battle against an ancient, wise lion who protects the world. It all boils down to the teenage protagonist to save everything. It’ll definitely interest you and your kids! John Eilermann St. Louis .

Alex Rider Series
If your kid is more of a Bond fan or really like cool gadgets, then look no further than the Alex Rider Series. This book series follows 15 year old Alex Rider as he gets recruited by the British spy organization, MI6, to undertake missions only a kid his age can do. With the amount of comrades, vile villains, and near death experiences, this book series will keep you hooked for days on end. Pick it up for a ride through a teenage spy’s life! John Eilermann St. Louis .