Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
The football legend had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving the hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain.
Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest football played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli, and Barcelona among others and was adored by millions all over the world for his brilliant skills.
Maradona was responsible for the infamous ‘Hand of God’ that eliminated England from the 1986 tournament.
His career was also tinged with controversy because of drug and alcohol addiction.
Described by many as the Argentine player of all time, he helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.
The sad news was confirmed by Maradona’s lawyer.
Maradona left the hospital on November 11 just eight days after being admitted for emergency brain surgery.
Maradona was hospitalised the previous week and had to have an emergency operation to remove a blood clot from his brain.