Soccer legend Diego Maradona, a former Argentina midfielder and manager, has died today at the age of 60.
Maradona’s longtime agent Matias Morla, confirmed his death to ESPN Today.
According to the BBC and ESPN, the Argentinian soccer legend had successful surgery on the 3rd of November to address a brain blood clot before being released on Nov. 11.
Maradona is best known as the captain who helped guide Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title. At a club level, Maradona played for Napoli and Barcelona. In 96 international appearances for Argentina, he scored 34 goals including four World Cups!!!
Claudio Tapia, the president of Argentine Football Association, released a statemenon today stating that the Argentine Football Association, “expresses its deepest pain at the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona. You’ll always be in our hearts.”
Rest in Peace
Photos taken by Diego Maradona