Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.
Tests at the La Plata clinic revealed a blood clot on the brain, which doctors later revealed was operated on successfully.
CAUSE OF DEATH
The World Cup winner had been in hospital prior to his tragic death, having only recently celebrated his 60th birthday
The death of Diego Maradona – widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time – occurred on November 25, 2020 in Buenos Aires, sending shockwaves through the football world.
Maradona, who had been serving as head coach for Argentine Primera Division side Gimnasia de la Plata, had been in ill-health, having been hospitalised with a blood clot on the brain at the start of November.
He was admitted to La Plata clinic on November 2 after complaining of fatigue and low spirits, with representatives for the star maintaining that the condition was not serious.