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Sports Diego Maradona, soccer legend who led Argentina to 1986 World Cup title, dies at 60

00:46  26 november  2020
00:46  26 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60 after suffering heart attack

  Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60 after suffering heart attack Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona died Wednesday, the Argentine Football Association confirmed. He was 60 years old. Maradona died after suffering a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires, the former player's lawyer told Reuters. He was hospitalized earlier this month, and Maradona underwent emergency brain surgery to repair a subdural hematoma following the detection of a blood clot on the surface of his brain. He remained in Buenos Aires under the watch of his psychologist Diego Diaz and was treated for alcohol dependency.

He was 60 . Maradona , who was still recovering after emergency brain surgery earlier this month, reportedly suffered a heart attack at his home Wednesday morning Back in the day, Maradona was considered one of the best soccer players in the world -- leading Argentina to a World Cup in 1986 .

Football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 . The former Argentina attacking One of the greatest players of all time, Maradona was captain when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup He played for Barcelona and Napoli during his club career, winning two Serie A titles with the Italian side.

Soccer legend Diego Maradona, a former Argentina midfielder and manager, has died. He was 60 years old.

Matias Morla, Maradona’s longtime agent, confirmed his death to EFE (via ESPN) on Wednesday.

According to the BBC, Maradona had successful surgery earlier this month to address a brain blood clot before being released on Nov. 11.

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Maradona is best known as the captain who helped guide Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title. At the club level, he played for Barcelona and Napoli. He scored 34 goals in 96 international appearances for Argentina, including four World Cups.

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  Diego Armando Maradona stadium: Napoli urged to rename San Paolo by city mayor The late Argentina star lifted two Scudetti during his time in Naples, the first and only league titles the club has ever achievedMaradona threw the world of football into mourning on Wednesday when he passed away after suffering a heart attack.

Diego Maradona , one of the greatest soccer players of all time, has died at the age of 60 . The Argentinian legend , who led his country to a World Cup victory in 1986 , underwent brain surgery Maradona , who coached the Argentina national team from 2008-2010, previously survived two heart

(CNN) Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 , a source close to his family confirmed to CNN. Regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Maradona became a household name after inspiring his country to World Cup glory in 1986 .

Diego Maradona et al. jumping in front of a crowd: Diego Maradona led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title. © Carlo Fumagalli, AP Diego Maradona led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title.

The Argentine Football Association released a statement through its president Claudio Tapia on Wednesday, saying it, "expresses its deepest pain at the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona. You'll always be in our hearts."

The team Maradona managed, La Plata, tweeted a photo in honor of Maradona.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Diego Maradona, soccer legend who led Argentina to 1986 World Cup title, dies at 60

Death of Diego Maradona: his doctor under investigation for manslaughter .
© KCS Death of Diego Maradona: his doctor under investigation for manslaughter The circumstances of Diego Maradona's death are now a legal enigma. The daughters of Argentine legend accuse his doctor, Leopoldo Luque, of negligence. The latter firmly denies these allegations. The world of football has not finished mourning. Since the death of Diego Maradona , on November 25, at the age of 60, tributes have poured in from all over the world.

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