Argentine veteran footballer Diego Maradona died at the age of 60 due to a heart attack. Please tell that Maradona was admitted to the hospital after his health deteriorated. Many of Maradona’s tests were done in the hospital. In a scan, the matter of blood clot was revealed in the brain. After this, he underwent brain surgery. He was later discharged from the hospital. Maradona had a corona test a few days ago but his report came out negative.
Argentina won the World Cup of Football in 1986
Maradona had played four FIFA World Cups. In 1986, he won the World Cup of Football to Argentina. He was the captain of the team when Argentina captured the World Cup title in 1986.
Celebrated his 60th birthday on 30 October
On 30 October Maradona celebrated his 60th birthday. Maradona, who was into drugs and alcohol, was seen as a high risk patient. Maradona went into self-isolation for the second time last week after a bodyguard noticed symptoms of the corona virus.
Surgery was done on 3 November
Maradona had a subdural hematoma, which means blood accumulation between a membrane and the brain, and he underwent surgery on 3 November. He was discharged from the hospital a week after the surgery.
‘Hand of God’
Maradona, who earned his name in football legends because of the ‘Hand of God’ goal in the quarter-finals against England in the 1986 World Cup, has been a staple of football enthusiasts in his career spanning over two decades. Drug addiction and failure with the national team hurt his reputation but he remained a ‘golden boy’ for football fans.
Wave of mourning over Maradona’s death
A three-day national mourning has been announced in Argentina. Maradona fans are all over the world. Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The great Diego Maradona left us. He was a magician who told us why football is called ‘The Beautiful’ game. My condolences to his family and loved ones. Thank you Argentina. “
Diego #Maradona, the legend has left us. He was a magician who showed us why football is called “The beautiful game”.
My condolences to his family, friends and fans.
– Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 25, 2020
At the same time, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted and mourned the death of Maradona. He said, “God has withdrawn his hand.” Former Indian cricketer Saurabh Ganguly tweeted, “My hero is no more. may your soul rest in peace. I watched football because of you. “
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said, “Deeply saddened to learn of the death of Diego Armando Maradona. The Argentine footballer was one of the greatest athletes ever. Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and their fans around the world. We will all miss him, the beautiful game will miss him. “
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