Football great and Argentina legend Diego Maradona dies of a heart attack just days after turning 60, his lawyer said on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
The Argentinian football legend died at home, just two weeks after being released from hospital after undergone successful brain surgery for subdural hematoma more commonly known as a blood clot on the brain.
The 1986 World Cup winner, 60, Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time on the pitch, his life off the pitch was equally notorious – amid battles with drug and alcohol addiction.
The iconic former Argentinian footballer presently coaches Gimnasia y Esgrima in Argentina’s topflight.
He attended the side’s game against Patronato on Friday, his 60th birthday.
In terms of memorable moments, not many footballers have delivered like ‘The Golden Boy’ Maradona.
There was his “Hand of God” goal against England at the 1986 World Cup. Quickly followed by his mazy, mesmerizing, weaving goal in the same game, that’s viewed as one of the greatest ever scored.