Football Legend Diego Armando Maradona of Argentina has passed away at the age of 60 based on reports reaching us via Argentinian newspaper Clarin. The former Argentine star suffered a heart attack at his home in Tigre on Wednesday morning.
Maradona recently celebrated his 60th birthday on October 30, barely a month to his demise. At the beginning of November the football icon had been hospitalized due to blood clot in his brain which was operated on successfully as revealed by the doctors. The football legend was discharged from hospital to a neighborhood in Tigre to continue his recovery.
On morning hours of Wednesday, the Football Icon passed away as a result of cardiac arrest.
Diego Maradona Achievements so far
Maradona started his football career at the age of 16. The left-footed forward featured in football club games which includes Napoli, Barcelona, Boca Juniors, Sevilla, Gimnasia and as a National coach in Argentina.
- Argentina won the 1986 World Cup with the help of Diego Maradona who was the captain of the team then, one of his greatest achievement of his career.
- He won two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990 to Napoli.
- During his reign with Barcelona, Spain he won the Copa del Rey, Copa de la Liga, and Supercopa de Espana in 1983.
- His historically 2-1 victory against England the whole football lovers cannot forget. He scored the first goal with his infamous “Hand of God” while the second goal was scored the after dribbling several opponents.
- Maradona secured his country a second consecutive World Cup final after four years later but lose to West Germany.
Argentina and the entire football world mourns one of the greatest footballer players of all time. Rest on Dios (the nicknamed was coined in Lanus 1960), The World Football Legend. “HIS MEMORY LIVES ON FOREVER”