Drug Addiction Stopped Me From Fulfilling Potential, Says Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona, part of Argentina's 1986 World Cup-winning team, is widely regarded among the greatest players in history.

updated: September 19, 2014 12:45 IST
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Diego Maradona said he felt 25 years older due to his drug addiction issues.

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Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

In an interview with Argentine television channel Tyc Sports on Thursday, the 53-year-old said he has not had a normal life and because of that he feels 25 years older, reports Xinhua.

"I am 53 going on 78 because my life hasn't been normal," Maradona said.

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