SIR - When football fans look back at the "Hand of God", they should also remember that Diego Maradona was probably the most cheated against player in history.

One thinks back mainly to the World Cup before, 1982 in Spain, when he was treated appallingly by Claudia Gentile of Italy and others. And at the Estadio Azteca in 1986 it's the officials we should be looking at, not him.

He was the greatest ever footballer and like George Best who also died on November 25, had an amazing personality with all their personal flaws acknowledged.

Alan Bates, Bowland Avenue, Baildon