Papa Bouba Diop died at 42 years-old. Midfielder from Senegal partecipaetd with his African national team at the World Cup 2002 in South Korea and Japan, event won by Brazil against Germany in the final. 2002 was his best year.
Diop spent his best years in France and then in England with Lens and Fulham. He made a super 35-meter goal on his Premier League first matcht against Manchester United. He also played with Portsmouth for three seasons. In 2010 he played for AEK Athens, where he won a Greek Cup.
In 2011/2012 he returned to England, at the West Ham, and he contributed to the come back of the club to the English Premier League from the English Championships. He played his last season in Premier in 2012/2013 with Birmingham.
The player frm Senegal was one of the greatest soccer player in the history of the country. His, Senegal's first goal in the history of the World Cup and ever of the event played in Japan and Korea 2002. A very important goal, among other things, which allowed his national team to overtake France and pave the way towards a world championship extraordinary.
DSenegal, which a few months before the World Cup had come close to winning the African Cup of Nations lost on penalties against Cameroon, made a continent dream by climbing up to the quarter-finals of the Japanese-Korean tournament.
Diop was a great protagonist. After the opening goal, a brace against Uruguay in the third match of the group. The African national team will also pass the round of 16 before surrendering to Turkey. Diop will end his international career with 58 appearances and nine goals.
Diop won a Swiss championship with the Grassophers in 2001/2001.
Diego Maradona's doctor under investigation for murder
According to reports from the Nacion, in Argentina, Justice will make an investigation for Diego Maradona's doctor Leopoldo Luque.
In the next weeks we will know if the case of the crime of manslaughter will be confirmed. Justice is that suspicion that to the champion was not provided with adequate care. According to the Argentine newspaper, the search was decided after the investigators accumulated some evidence on alleged irregularities in the Maradona home.
Luque t's eventual crime of manslaughter could be in progress. Meanwhile, through a post on Twitter, Rafael Nadal celebrated and said goodby to El Pibe de Oro. Rafa wrote: "Today the world of sport in general and football in particular have a vacuum.
Maradona was one of the greatest sportsmen in history. My sincere and heartfelt thoughts go out to his family, the world of football and all of Argentina."