Diego Maradona is dead – details below
Diego Maradona is dead as the football legend passed on from a heart attack just two weeks after being released from hospital after treatment for a bleed on his brain
The 60-year-old was often regarded as the greatest footballer of his generation and of all time since the inception of football
He suffered a cardiac arrest at a home in Tigre, Argentina which was not able to be rescued on getting to the hospital
Recall that the legendary footballer, Diego Maradona had been recuperating from the removal of a blood clot on the brain.
The news of his death has been confirmed by ESPN Argentina and TyC Sports.
Journalist Cesar Luis Merlo reports that doctors attempted to revive Maradona.
He played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona among others and was adored by millions for his brilliant skills.
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