Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died aged 60 at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said.

Maradona had recently battled health issues and underwent emergency surgery for a subdural hematoma several weeks ago. He became a household name after inspiring his country to World Cup glory in 1986.

Soccer icon Pele has paid a moving tribute to Maradona.

“I have lost a great friend and the world lost a legend,” wrote Pele on Twitter.

“There is still much to be said, but for now, may God give strength to his family members. One day, I hope, we will play football together in heaven.”

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