Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.According to reports emerging from his native home Argentina,the former Napoli,Barcelona and Borca Juniors player had recently emergency surgery for subdural haematoma,blood clot of the brain.
The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the early November,days after celebrating 60th landmark birthday bash,he was 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.
Maradona was subsequently released from hospital as an outpatient to continue his convalescence, which he carried out in his dwelling in a private neighbourhood near Tigre, northern Buenos Aires.
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford paid tribute on Twitter, while Gary Lineker wrote: “By some distance the best player of my generation and arguably the greatest of all time. After a blessed but troubled life, hopefully he’ll finally find some comfort in the hands of God. #RipDiego”