Diego Armando Maradonahas died at age 60 due to a cardiorespiratory arrest. The legendary Argentine player was recovering at his home from the clot he suffered recently.
Maradona suffered a “decompensation” at noon while he was at his home in Tigre, where he was undergoing the postoperative period of the serious operation he underwent less than a month ago. October 30 he had just turned 60.
The emergency services immediately went to his home, where they tried to resuscitate you from cardiac arrest that, finally, has led to one of the greatest sports legends and possibly the greatest of Argentina, outside of pure football, of all time.
Born in Lanús, as a footballer he was everything: he left the Argentinos Juniors quarry (1976-80), to go on to Boca Juniors (1981, 1995-97), before traveling to Europe, where he first played in the FC Barcelona (1982-84) to later consecrate with the Naples (1984-1991) who made him champion of UEFA, Serie A and the Italian Cup. His short passage through the Sevilla He left his mark on the Andalusian city, although he was already heavily burdened by his addictions to cocaine and alcohol, as well as injuries. His last team was Newell’s Old Boys, in 1993.
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World champion with Argentina, his memorable performance against England with the best goal ever seen in a World Cup in the quarterfinals against England (he was baptized as the Goal of the Century), was the zenith of a career marked later by drugs. In fact, it was suspended from the 1994 World Cup for having tested positive for five doping substances.
He had the life of a movie, inspiring footballers and millions of Argentines for whom Maradona went much further than a footballer, with his excesses and virtues. The country that saw him born cries for its greatest legend.
His conversion into a coach led him to lead Mandiyú, Racing, the Argentine national team between 2008 and 2010, the Arab Al-Wasl and Al-Fujairah, Dorados de Sinaloa from Mexico and Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, his last team. Unlike his time as a footballer, as a coach he was not as successful.