Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died aged 60 from a heart attack, his lawyer Matias Morla said. CNN. The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced the sad news on Wednesday and published a short message through their social media platforms. An electrical shock causes cardiac arrest because the heart suddenly stops beating.
AFA, through its president Claudio Tapia, expresses its deep sadness at the death of legend, Diego Armando. Tweet, Diego will always be in their hearts.
Diego is considered one of the greatest players in football history. He became a household name when his country won the 1986 World Cup. Thus, he took center stage in this memorable tournament with his memorable performance against England where he scored the winning goal. Little player Peter Shilton jumped up and put the ball into the net. Despite a clear handball, the goal was allowed as the referee did not see the foul.
Argentina’s president declared three days of national mourning
Later in the game, the legend scored one of the best goals in history when he went past seven English defenders. His impressive career has also been marked by many controversies and his high-profile lifestyle has led to alcoholism and drug addiction. And Alberto Fernandez, the President of Argentina, announced three days of national mourning for the death of the famous player, and also paid tribute to Maradona on Twitter. You are reading; Diego took the city to the top of the world. He made the nation incredibly happy.
Maradona’s fans took to the streets to pay their respects
According to a statement released by Argentina’s Telam news agency, Maradona will have the honor of a public viewing at Argentina’s presidential palace, Casa Rosada. Also, on Wednesday, his fans took to the streets of Argentina and Naples to pay tribute to their star. Meanwhile, Aleksandr Shifrin, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President announced a minute’s silence before all European matches this week to honor the Argentine champions.
He also says that he will go down in history as a fireball player and impresses young and old alike with his skills and wisdom. According to a reliable source close to the football players, Maradona’s family authorized an investigation to determine the cause and manner of death. Earlier this month, the famous star underwent successful surgery for a subdural hematoma – commonly known as a blood clot in the brain.