Football legend Diego Maradona dies Aged 60

Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona dies at Age 60 (GettyImages)

Football legend Diego Maradona has died at Age 60 confirmed on Wednesday.

 

Diego Maradona has reportedly passed on at Age 60, after suffering a cardiorespiratory arrest.

Maradona had recently undergone surgery for a subdural hematoma more commonly known as a blood clot on the brain.

 

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. Maradona captained Argentina to win the 1986 World Cup with his dribbling skills, passing, and ball control despite his small stature.

 

Maradona became famous as a teenager at Argentinos juniors and also played for Boca juniors before heading to Barcelona in 1982 for a world-record fee.

 

Two years after the football legend joined Italian side Napoli for £6.9 million, becoming the first player to set the world record transfer fee twice.

 

He won two Serie A titles, the UEFA Cup, the Coppa Italia, and the Supercoppa Italiana, during his seven-year stay at the club retiring in 1997.

 

Maradona took to coaching Racing Club, the Argentine national team from 2008-2010 leading his team to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and Gimnasia De la Plata until last year.

 

He had a successful surgery earlier in November to treat a blood clot in the brain and was discharged two weeks ago. only die of cardiac arrest in his home in Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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