Argentina: Argentina football legend, Diego Armando Maradona passed away at Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina due to heart attack on Wednesday.
The legendary footballer died at 60.
He breathed his last at his residence just two weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain.
Maradona's lawyer confirmed the demise of the iconic former Argentinian footballer
Maradona last appeared in public on his 60th birthday last Friday before his side's league match against Patronato.
The former Napoli, Barcelona, and Boca Juniors player has been experiencing frequent periods in hospital for the past several years, often due to his playing career as well as his extraordinary lifestyle.
It has been said that he was fighting a battle with drug and alcohol addiction.
Maradona was hospitalized last week and underwent an emergency operation to remove a blood clot from his brain.
Diego Armando Maradona was born in October 30,1960 at Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The legendary footballer Maradona died on Wednesday at his residence due to cardiac arrest.