Who is Rocio Oliva? Wiki, Biography, Age, Diego Maradona’s Ex-Fiancee, Children, Instagram, Net Worth

Rocio Oliva Wiki – Rocio Oliva Biography

Rocio Oliva and Diego Maradona broke up in December 2018 following a four-year engagement. Oliva, was a soccer player who played for Argentina’s women’s team.

Caras reported in August 2020 that Oliva was in a new relationship with a man named Bernardo. The report said that like Oliva, he was a fan of the Argentinian soccer team River Plate, mortal enemies of Diego Maradona’s beloved Boca Juniors. Earlier in 2020, Oliva was quoted as saying that the man she regarded as the greatest male soccer player of all time was not her former lover but rather Brazilian playmaker Ronaldinho.

Oliva told Clarin in a March 2020 interview that she was studying to become a soccer technical director. In addition, Oliva was also working on the soccer academy she had set up for girls. Oliva said in the interview that her goal was to create female “leaders” in the world of soccer. Oliva also makes regular appearances on Argentinian television shows.

Rocio Oliva Age

She was born in Cordoba, Argentina on July 14, 1990.

Rocio Oliva & Diego Maradona

Rocio Oliva and Diego Maradona broke up in December 2018 following a four-year engagementIt was widely reported in December 2018 that Oliva had kicked out Maradona of the home they shared in the Bella Vista section of Buenos Aires. The Sun quoted reports in Argentina alleging that the couple split over his desire to move to Mexico and her wanting to remain in Argentina. In October 2020, The Sun quoted Argentinian reports that said Oliva told local media that Maradona’s alcohol addiction was responsible for his current health problems.

Oliva added in her Informados de tod that their relationship was typical in that they had both good and bad times together. Oliva said the closest the couple got in their wedding plans was her having brief discussions with a wedding dress designer. The Daily Mirror reported in July 2018 that Oliva told guests at her 28th birthday party that the celebration would be her final birthday as a non-married woman. At that celebration, Maradona presented Oliva with an engagement ring.

Maradona split from his wife of 17 years Claudia Villafane in 2003. Oliva also said that she had a good relationship with Maradona’s ex-wife and the trio as well as Maradona’s children would regularly have dinner together. Oliva refuted rumors that Maradona was ever physically abusive to her.

Maradona Was Arrested

In May 2019, Maradona was detained at Buenos Aires airport after Oliva initiated legal proceedings against her former fiance claiming that she owed him nearly $7 million. According to Maradona’s lawyer, the former Boca Juniors star was issued with a court date and released.

Diego Maradona Health Condition

From the mid-1980s until 2004, Maradona was addicted to cocaine. He allegedly began using the drug in Barcelona in 1983. By the time he was playing for Napoli, he had a regular addiction, which began to interfere with his ability to play football. In the midst of his drug-crisis in 1991 Maradona was asked by journalists if the hit song Mi enfermedad (lit. My Disease) was dedicated to him.

Maradona had a tendency to put on weight and suffered increasingly from obesity, at one point weighing 280 lb (130 kg). He was obese from the end of his playing career until undergoing gastric bypass surgery in a clinic in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on 6 March 2005. His surgeon said that Maradona would follow a liquid diet for three months in order to return his normal weight. When Maradona resumed public appearances shortly thereafter, he displayed a notably thinner figure.

On 29 March 2007, Maradona was readmitted to a hospital in Buenos Aires. He was treated for hepatitis and effects of alcohol abuse and was released on 11 April, but readmitted two days later. In the following days, there were constant rumours about his health, including three false claims of his death within a month. After transfer to a psychiatric clinic specializing in alcohol-related problems, he was discharged on 7 May. On 8 May 2007, Maradona appeared on Argentine television and stated that he had quit drinking and had not used drugs in two and a half years. In January 2019, Maradona underwent surgery after a hernia caused internal bleeding in his stomach.

Diego Maradona Death

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has died, aged 60. The legendary forward suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Tigre on Wednesday, where he was recovering from recent brain surgery.

Emergency paramedics were called to his home where he received treatment, but the football icon was unable to be resuscitated and confirmation soon came of his death, the Associated Press reported.

Three days of national mourning have been declared in Argentina following his death, by Argentinian president Alberto Fernandez, who said: “You took us to the top of the world. You made us immensely happy. You were the greatest of them all.

Maradona was admitted to hospital on 2 November and underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from his brain the following day, though he was released to continue his recovery at home on 12 November.

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Doctors confirmed that in the days following his operation, Maradona required treatment for alcohol dependency, having been diagnosed with abstinence side-effects. He had suffered from drug and alcohol problems previously during his career.

The Argentine Football Association posted a tribute to Maradona after news of his death was confirmed, along with the caption: “Goodbye Diego. You will be eternal in every heart of the football planet.”

Brazil legend Pele led tributes to Maradona, writing on Twitter: “What sad news. I lost a great friend and the world lost a legend. There is still much to be said, but for now, may God give strength to family members. One day, I hope we can play ball together in the sky.”

Former England striker and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker, who was part of the England team beaten by Argentina at the 1986 World Cup, said Maradona was “by some distance, the best player of my generation and arguably the greatest of all time”.

Ex-Tottenham and Argentina midfielder Ossie Ardiles said: “Thank dear Dieguito for your friendship, for your football, sublime, without comparison. Simply, the best football player in the history of football. So many enjoyable moments together. Impossible to say which one was the best. RIP my dear friend.”

Boca Juniors, where Maradona enjoyed two spells and finished his career, gave “eternal thanks” to their former player.

Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar posted a photo of him as a youngster with Maradona, calling the Argentine a “legend of football”.

England captain Harry Kane and forward Marcus Rashford also paid tribute.

Cause of Death

On 25 November 2020 at the age of 60, Maradona died of a heart attack at his home in Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a statement on social media, the Argentine Football Association expressed “its deepest sorrow for the death of our legend”, adding: “You will always be in our hearts.”



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