Sport Reports: Diego Maradona dies, aged 60

19:05  25 november  2020
19:05  25 november  2020 Source:   nbcsports.com

Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell

  Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hellMaradona had died after suffering a heart attack at his home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, those close to him confirmed.

Argentinian football legend and winner of the 1986 World Cup, Diego Maradona , has passed away at home in Tigre after suffering a heart attack, according to reports in Argentina.

Diego Maradona has died aged 60 , reports claimCredit: AFP or licensors. Maradona has suffered a long battle with his health with numerous trips to hospital as he turned 60 last month. The footie legend had spent eight days on a ward after he was admitted for an emergency operation for a blood

Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players in the history of the game, has died according to multiple reports from his homeland in Argentina.

Diego Maradona throwing a ball © Getty Images

Maradona, who just turned 60, had only recently left hospital after having surgery on his brain as he fell ill in October.

The man who led Argentina to glory in the 1986 World Cup is revered around the world for his incredible skill as a player. The reports from Argentina which broke the news that Diego Maradona had passed has caused shockwaves around the world.

Several reports state that the legendary player suffered a ‘cardiac arrest’ and died in his home in the San Andres neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

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Remembering Diego Maradona, a leftie on the field — and in politics .
While Diego Maradona never ran or held public office, his success on the field, larger-than-life personality and friendships with leftist leaders connected him to political life in Argentina and across Latin America over more than three decades. “Fútbol is practically our religion. It’s impossible to separate Argentina from fútbol,” said Patricio Eleisegui, a fan from Argentina who last week visited Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca, the site of the 1986 England game. “Maradona was a representation of all our dreams.

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