Argentinian football legend, Diego Maradona, 60 is reportedly dead. He died at home, from a heart attack his lawyer said, just three weeks after having surgery on a blot clot in his brain.
The Argentine news outlet Clarin broke the news on Wednesday afternoon UK time, describing the news of Maradona’s passing as having a ‘worldwide impact’.
The sad news was confirmed by Maradona’s lawyer. Soon, tributes were pouring in from all over the world of football.
Maradona left hospital on November 11 just eight days after being admitted for emergency brain surgery.