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New Maradona museum sheds light on little-known era of his life
Maradona, now 55, lived with his family in the two-story house turned museum in Buenos Aires' La Paternal neighborhood in the late 1970s. He was playing with the Argentinos Junior soccer club then. The home was given to Maradona's family in 1978 by Argentinos, part of his payment for signing his first contract. 
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A mural decorates the terrace of soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona's home-turned-museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. The mural was painted by artist El Marian. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Visitor Alberto Perez stands inside the living room of the old home of soccer star Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Pictures of soccer star Diego Armando Maradona and a replica of the World Cup trophy sit on display inside Maradona's old home in Buenos Aires, Argentina,Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A television set shows 1986 footage of soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona celebrating his teams win of the World Cup in Mexico, inside his former home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Items that belonged to soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona are displayed inside his old home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A photograph of Diego Armando Maradona's family hangs inside the kitchen of his old home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A depiction of the Last Supper, featuring soccer stars like Diego Armando Maradona, center, hangs inside the recently home-turned-museum where Maradona grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. From left are Cristiano Ronaldo, Juan Roman Riquelme, Ronaldino, Julio Grondona, Joao Havelange, Pele, Diego Armando Maradona, Lionel Messi, Carlos Valderrama, Ronaldo, Lothar Matthaus and Enzo Francescoli. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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The bed and music records used by soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona decorate his old room on the upper floor of the home where he grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The home where Maradona lived as a teenager while playing for Argentinos Juniors recently opened to the public, becoming a new shrine for the soccer legend. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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New Maradona museum sheds light on little-known era of his life

Maradona, now 55, lived with his family in the two-story house turned museum in Buenos Aires' La Paternal neighborhood in the late 1970s. He was playing with the Argentinos Junior soccer club then. The home was given to Maradona's family in 1978 by Argentinos, part of his payment for signing his first contract. 

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