Diego Maradona says Juventus deserve to be Serie A champions but feels they have benefited from "a huge amount of luck" this season.
A 1-0 defeat for Maradona's former club Napoli against Roma awarded Juve a fifth straight title with three games to spare on Monday.
They lead the Azzurri by 12 points having completed a remarkable turnaround from one of their worst starts to a season, with 24 wins recorded in their last 25 matches.
"They deserve it," Maradona told Naples TV channel Piuenne. "Juve...
Napoli legend Diego Maradona has said the club should sell striker Gonzalo Higuain and buy Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane as his replacement.
Higuain, 28, has been in outstanding form for second-placed Napoli this season, scoring 30 Serie A goals in 32 appearances.
But former Argentina international Maradona, who won two Serie A titles and the UEFA Cup at Napoli, thinks club president Aurelio De Laurentiis should part ways with Higuain in the summer and target Kane, who has scored 24 Premier League...
Juventus were finally able to celebrate winning their fifth straight Serie A title after nearest challengers Napoli lost 1-0 at Roma on Monday afternoon.
Ever since the Bianconeri, who have won 24 of their last 25 games, replaced Napoli as league leaders back in February the destination of the Scudetto has appeared to be Turin, and indeed Juve had pulled 12 points clear at the top by beating Fiorentina in Tuscany 18 hours earlier.
Massimiliano Allegri and many of his players watched from the comfort...
Brazil legend Pele has said he was close to signing for Real Madrid during his playing days at Santos.
Pele is considered one of the best footballers of his generation, with FIFA citing his goal-scoring record over the course of his career as 1,281 goals in 1,363 games.
The ex-striker won numerous trophies, including three World Cups, and in 2000 he was named Player of the Century.
Pele never played for a European club, plying his trade at Santos and New York Cosmos, but he has said he had the chance...