The historic Argentine footballer, Diego Armando Maradona, died this Wednesday at the age of 60 due to “acute heart failure” in the house located in the town of Tigre (Argentina) where he was recovering after having undergone surgery for a clot in his head less than a month ago.

“Unfortunately in tremendous pain We can confirm death at approximately 12 noon (15.00 GMT)today, “said the Attorney General of the department of San Isidro (Buenos Aires), John Broyad.

The autopsy has revealed that the “official” cause of his death is due to “acute heart failure in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy,” according to the report, which generated “acute lung edema.”

Where will your wake be?

His death has caused a commotion in the world of football, especially in his native country, Argentina, where an emotional applause with honks and thanks went through every corner. The Last goodbye will continue this Thursday with the wake.

Maradona will be veiled at the Casa Rosada, headquarters in Buenos Aires of the Argentine Government. The burning chapel will remain open from this day at 06:00 to 16:00, so a large influx of people is expected to say goodbye to the football legend. This was confirmed by the president, Alberto Fernández, after having contacted the relatives.

According to official sources consulted by the Argentine newspaper Clarín, the ceremony It will take place in a burning chapel installed in the same place where Néstor Kirchner was watched 10 years ago. One million people are expected to flock to this iconic place to see Maradona off.

The space in which the Casa Rosada is located was during the history of Buenos Aires the headquarters of different and successive political authorities that ruled in Argentina, highlighted in the official Web. The Government House, as it is also known, houses the office of the President of the Argentine Nation and one of the most relevant museums in the city.

This palace is located on Calle Balcarce 50, just in front of the emblematic Plaza de Mayo, and functions as a government headquarters. The current building is the result of the combination of two previous constructions: the presidential headquarters and the Palacio de Correos.