In Buenos Aires at the age of 60, the legendary footballer Diego Maradona died. According to his family and friends, he died of cardiac arrest.
On November 3, Maradona was hospitalized in a clinic in a suburb of Buenos Aires with signs of anemia and dehydration. After examination, a subdural hematoma was found in his brain.
On November 4, the Argentinean successfully underwent surgery. On November 11, Maradona was discharged from the hospital.
According to Ole, the footballer felt bad at home, where he was recovering from brain surgery. The cause of Maradona's death was sudden cardiac arrest.
It is reported that three ambulances arrived at the house, but the player was not saved.
Later, information about the death of Maradona was confirmed on Twitter by the Argentine Football Association (AFA). The president of the organization, Claudio Tapia, expressed his condolences on his death.
Also condolences in connection with the death of Maradona were expressed by the President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez and proclaimed national mourning that will las for three days.
In Maradona's memory a minute's silence will be held all the Champions League matches that day.
On October 30, the footballer turned 60. Since September 2019, he has headed the Argentinean club Gimnasia and Esgrima.
Maradona played for the Argentina national team from 1977 to 1994 and served as head coach for the national team for two years.
He has played for several top clubs including Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli and Sevilla.
1986 World Champion, Maradona was considered one of the best footballers in history. In 1990, he was the captain of the Argentine national team, and took it to the quarterfinals, where it lost to Germany.
In 1994, he was again appointed captain of the national team, but was forced to refuse to participate in the championship due to the fact that he did not pass a drug test.
In the later stages of his career, Maradona became addicted to cocaine. In 1991, he was suspended from the game for 15 months after the drug was discovered in his analyzes.
In 1997, at the age of 37, Maradona retired from professional football. He returned to football in 2008 as the national team head coach, but left this post in 2010 when his team again lost to Germany in the quarterfinals.
Later, Maradona also coached the teams of the UAE and Mexico.