Football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60
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  • calendar-gray 25 November 2020

Legendary Argentine football player and manager Diego Maradona has died as a result of a cardiac arrest, his relatives confirmed, APA reports citing Argentine newspapers Clarin and Ole.

Earlier, several Argentinian media outlets reported that the former athlete had suffered a major health crisis.

The sports legend was 60 years old and had recently been discharged from hospital after successfully undergoing brain surgery.

Maradona was admitted to hospital on 2 November 2020 and was released on 12 November after being treated for a subdural hematoma and the removal of a blood clot from the brain.

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