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Diego Maradona (1960–2020), soccer legend

by Kirk Fox

Diego Maradona was one of the greatest soccer players of all time, leading Argentina to a World Cup win in 1986.

  • Details of death: Died at the age of 60, no specific cause of death announced. He had surgery for a brain blood clot in early November.
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Soccer Legend

Diego Mardona is considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time. He led Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986 and represented his home country in four World Cups, scoring 34 goals in 91 World Cup appearances. Maradona played professionally for Barcelona and Napoli, winning two Serie A titles. He was known for his incredible dribbling skill and ball control. Mardona had struggles with drug addiction and retired at the age of 37 in 1997. He became a manager and coach after his playing career.

Tributes to Diego Maradona

Full Obituary: BBC


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