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Football legend Diego Maradona dies at age of 60

25 November 2020 8:48 PM
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The Argentinian World Cup winner suffered a heart attack at his home in Buenos Aires.

Diego Maradona is revered as one of the greatest football players of all time.

The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his home in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

The BBC reports that Maradona had surgery for a brain blood clot earlier in November and was to be treated for alcohol dependency.

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Maradona famously captained Argentina when it beat West Germany to win the 1986 World Cup.

He scored what become known as the 'Hand of God' goal against England in the quarter-finals.


25 November 2020 8:48 PM
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