Diego Armando Maradona, the star of the Argentine and Naples national team, died this Wednesday, 25.11.20, in his residence in Tigre, Argentina, victim of a cardiorespiratory arrest.
According to the Argentine newspaper Clarín, the world football star passed away at the age of 60 and died around 15:15 in Lisbon, at 12:15 local time (Buenos Aires).
The information was also confirmed by his agent and friend Marias Morla to the Spanish agency EFE.
According to Lusa, the Argentine executive decreed three days of official mourning for the death of Maradona.
The former captain of the Argentine national team, who was currently the coach of Gimnasia de la Plata, was hospitalized last November 2nd due to anemia and dehydration, also showing a depressive state, and the tests he was submitted to revealed the presence of a bruise. subdural.
Armando Maradona is considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time with a remarkable career with passages for the Argentine national team, with which he won the World Championship, and in Naples where he took the Italian team to the best in its history, winning two leagues and an UEFA Cup.
As a coach, the Argentine had the high point of his career when he coached his country’s team for two years, having reached the quarter-finals of Mundial2010, in South Africa, a competition in which he was defeated by Germany (4-0).
Diego Maradona’s life was marked by many health problems resulting from his life of excess.
El Pibe as it was known, was born on October 30, 1960 in a poor neighborhood in the suburbs of Buenos Aires called Villa Fiorito.