Diego Maradona’s Porsche up for sale on JamesList

I think everyone, football lover or not, have heard the name of Diego Maradona. And I also think that everyone, car lover or not, has heard the name of Porsche. Now here is a chance to own a Porsche that once the possession of the football god himself.

He owned a Porsche 924, long before his self destructive coke binges, sudden weight gain and financial troubles. It stands as a testimony to his great career. This model was made in Germany in 1979 and imported a year later, thanks to the special request Maradona who was 19 at that time. He used to play for the Argentinos Juniors and also the Argentine national team, which he did for 17 long years.

It remained one of his most treasured possessions for almost a year and a half, before he had to sell it off, when he got transferred to Barcelona. Since then, the car has been maintained very well by serious collectors. The engine boasts of 125 hp and has a mileage of around 40,000 miles. There are also papers that show the original ownership by Maradona. If you happen to have a spare $500,000, then you can buy this car on JamesList.

Via: Blog.JamesList

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