Diego Maradona Is Dead. Famous Football Legend, Diego Maradona has died of a heart attack just two weeks after being released from hospital after treatment for a bleed on his brain.
The 60-year-old and greatest footballer of his generation suffered a cardiac arrest at a home in Tigre, Argentina. Maradona had been recuperating from the removal of a blood clot on the brain.
The news of his death has been confirmed by ESPN Argentina and TyC Sports. Journalist Cesar Luis Merlo reports that doctors attempted to revive Maradona.
He played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona among others and was adored by millions for his brilliant skills. Maradona was responsible for the infamous ‘Hand of God’ that eliminated England from the 1986 tournament.