Diego Maradona, the football icon, dies at the age of 60 after a heart attack

Albiceleste superstar recovers at his Tigers home after undergoing brain surgery in early November

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona died at the age of 60 after having a heart attack.

The Gimnasia coach went to the hospital in early November, days after celebrating his famous birthday, after complaining of a bad mood and fatigue.

During studies at the La Plata clinic, a blood clot formed in the brain, which doctors later found to have been operated on successfully.

Maradona was then discharged from the hospital as an outpatient to continue her recovery, which she carried out at her apartment in a private region in northern Buenos Aires, near Tigre.

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However, on Wednesday morning, he suffered a cardiac arrest and ambulances at the scene failed to resuscitate.

The official Twitter account of the Argentine national team confirmed the news on Wednesday, paying tribute to the son of one of the country’s favorite footballers.

“You will be eternal in every heart of the football world,” the message came as he said goodbye to the superstar.

Claudio Tapia, president of the Argentine Football Association, also expressed “deep grief” after learning of the news.

Maradona began her professional career with the Argentine Juniors at the age of 16 and is considered the greatest player on a football field ever.

As a scaled-down left-footed offensive player, he represented Boca Juniors, Barcelona, ​​Naples, Seville and Newell’s Old Boys, and later coached the Racing Club, Dorados, Gimnasia and Argentine national teams as coaches.

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Maradona played a key role in bringing his second World Championship victory to Argentina in 1986, and in the final, led by Carlos Bilardo, he prevailed over West Germany in the final.

He scored five goals in the league and finished second behind England’s Gary Lineker in the ranking of goal kings in the quarter-final doubles meeting, which has been included in the yearbooks perhaps the most iconic and certainly the most controversial in the 90-year history of the World Cup.

Argentina No. 10. He scored twice with England’s 2-1 victory, the first goal after the infamous “God’s Hand” and the second after dripping around several opponents, which was soon named the “Goal of the Century”. ”.

Four years later, Maradona also helped him make it to his second consecutive World Cup final to fall in West Germany.