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Taxmen knock on Maradona’s door

maradona.jpgDiego Maradona’s money transfers and other financial transactions are being subjected to enquiry and probe in court at the request of tax authorities, Argentina’s Central Bank confirmed on Wednesday.

The bank said it has asked financial institutions to provide information about all the accounts, transfers, fixed deposits and other transactions made by Maradona from 2005 onwards.

Maradona has a cult following among footballer fans all over the world. He captained Argentina to the 1986 football World Cup. He, alongside Brazil’s Pele, was named by FIFA as one of the greatest players in soccer history in 2001.

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