Song Inspired By Maradona

World music icon Manu Chao is set to release his new Diego Maradona-inspired single 'La Vida Tombola' on January 19th, it has been announced.

An icon to many across the world, Manu Chao's blend of high energy rockabilly and gypsy folk music is a potent party soundtrack. His gigs are genuine events in many parts of Europe, where he revered as an important cultural figure.

New single 'La Vida Tombola' was inspired by the life of legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona. Adored in his homeland, Maradona combined a natural flair for football with a fiery streak. Banned multiple times for drug abuse, he is now the manager of the Argentine national team.

Manu Chao has befriended the footballer, who he previously wrote the 1994 song 'Santa Maradona' about. The two have met several times, and the new single appears in a new documentary on the life of the footballer.

Manu Chao releases his new single 'La Vida Tombola' on January 19th.

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