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Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60
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Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60

Argentina: Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital just two weeks ago after undergoing surgery for a blood clot in the brain. Maradona underwent surgery on November 3 after which his personal doctor LeopoldoLuque said that Maradona was suffering from confusion caused by “abstinence”. He, however, recovered enough to leave the hospital and was taken to a house in Tigre, on the northern outskirts of Buenos Aires. His lawyer MatiasMorla said the 1986 FIFA World Cup winner was feeling well after overcoming “maybe the toughest time of his life”. Widely rated as the greatest player of all time, Maradona was captain when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup. The tournament featured a number of sublime performa...