Breaking news: Diego Maradona dies at 60

Breaking news: Diego Maradona dies at 60

Breaking news: Argentina/football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest at home in Tigre reports,

Earlier this month Maradona undergo a successful brain surgery.

Shortly after his 60th birthday when he was last seen in the public during his side’s league match against Patronato, Friday.

The football legend has been unwell for some time according to several reports.

During his side’s match he was offered cake and a plaque to celebrate his birthday but unfortunately he could not stay long for the match as he looks unwell.

He has been battling frequent illness over the years due to his lavish lifestyle after his footballing career.

The legend was admitted to hospital in January 2019 with internal bleeding in the stomach.

Similar scenario occurred at the last World cup held in Russia where he was seen passing out in an executive box at the Argentina-Nigeria match.

The effect of cocaine also caused him being admitted to hospital in 2004 due to severe heart and respiratory problems.

The Napoli legend helped his side to their first ever league title with his exploit.

Maradona will forever be remembered for leading Argentina to the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico where they beat West Germany 3-2 in the final.

Exactly four years later in Italy, he led Argentina to the final again but lost to the West Germany by a goal margin 1-0.

Maradona played for top clubs including Napoli, Barcelona, Sevilla, Boca Juniors, Newell’s Old Boys and Argentinos Juniors.

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