Argentina Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies Of Cardiovascular Arrest At Age 60

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona is dead. He died at the age of 60 years old after suffering from cardiovascular arrest. Diego Maradona left the hospital earlier after a successful brain surgery. He then had a blood clot on the brain prompting an emergency operation. The football legend died of cardiovascular arrest on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Argentina football legend and winner of the 1986 World Cup, Diego Maradona has passed away at his home in Tigre, Argentina after suffering a heart attack and cardiovascular arrest. The football legend left Olivos Clinic in an ambulance on Wednesday evening, November 11, 2020 after a successful operation. It remained unclear if the ex-foot ball legend has fully recovered or not, after his lawyer, Matias Morla, painted a grim picture of the ex-football legend health condition.

Unfortunately, Diego Maradona passed away yesterday Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the age of 60 years old. Before his death, his lawyer, Matias Morla was quoted saying, the World Cup winner death came as a shock. According to him, Diego Maradona health was doing well, but his death at the early hours of yesterday came as a surprise to everyone.

According to his words; “Diego Maradona experienced perhaps the most difficult moment of his life. His death came as a surprise to everyone. Matias Morla assertions were in complete contrast with those of the doctors who described the surgery on the former Napoli and Barcelona star as routine.  Argentina football legend Maradona, who spent the best of his playing days at Napoli and Barcelona, passed away in the city north of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, the player’s hometown. Since retiring from one of the most illustrious careers of any player to lace a pair of boots, Diego Maradona had battled health problems and weight gain, which stemmed from addiction troubles. He became addicted to drugs when began playing football at an earlier age.

A national hero in his home country, Diego Maradona also captained Argentina to the 1990 World Cup final in defense of their title, losing to West Germany. Domestically, he won two Series A titles with Napoli, including a league and cup double in 1987, as well as the UEFA Cup, his only European trophy.

While at Camp Nou playing for Barcelona, Diego Maradona won three domestic cups in 1983, before falling out with management. Diego Maradona has been honored as one of the best football athlete in Europe. He is the mentor and role model to Barcelona football legend Leo Messi. May his soul rest in peace.

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