Football icon Diageo Maradona dies at age 60

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JUNE 29: Diego Maradona of Argentina holds the World Cup trophy after defeating West Germany 3-2 during the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final match at the Azteca Stadium on June 29, 1986 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Archivo El Grafico/Getty Images)
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Diageo Maradona dies at age 60;
Football legend Diego Maradona died at the age of 60. Maradona of Argentina died on 25 November 2020 from a cardiorespiratory issue.  Argentine legend won the 1978 World Cup with his country and is considered one of the greatest players of all time.

Maradona had brain surgery early this month (November 2020). Surgery was done for the treatment of blood clots in his brain. But he could not recover after this surgery and he died today.

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Maradona worked as a coach in his native country, Gimnasia y Esgrima, and has been hospitalized many times since his retirement. He almost died of cocaine-induced heart failure in 2000 and has undergone several years of recovery.

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