BookmarkBUENOS AIRES: Argentina football legend Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the game's greatest ever players, died of a heart attack on Wednesday (Nov 25), his lawyer said.Maradona, 60, had recently battled health issues andfor a subdural haematoma several weeks ago.
AdvertisementAdvertisementHe suffered a heart attack at his home in the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Wednesday, Argentinian media and acquaintances of the former player said.Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986.Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona reacts to fans during his first training session as coach of Dorados at the Banorte stadium in Culiacan, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Mexico September 10, 2018. (Photo: REUTERS/Henry Romero)
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning after the news of Maradona's death.AdvertisementAdvertisement"Certainly, one day we'll kick a ball together in the sky above," he said in a brief statement provided to Reuters by a representative. headtopics.comRead more: CNA »