News Argentinian Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60

Argentinian Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60

Diego Maradona passed away at the age of 60

Argentinian  Football legend Diego Maradona passed away at the age of 60 on Wednesday. He suffered cardiac arrest as per the reports from Argentina.

He passed away in the city north of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, the player’s hometown.

After retiring from the game, this extraordinary athlete had battled health problems and weight gain, which stemmed from addiction troubles which were rooted which began in his playing days.

Former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November.

It was then announced he was to be treated for alcohol dependency.

One of the greatest players of all time the game has ever seen, Maradona led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title triumph as captain, producing a series of sublime individual performances.

He played for Barcelona and Napoli during his club career, winning two Serie A titles with the Italian side.

Maradona has scored a total of 34 goals in 91 games for Argentina, representing them in four World Cups.

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