Diego Armando Maradona, arguably the greatest footballer of his generation, has died from a cardiac arrest in his home town in Tigre, Argentina, aged 60.
The football legend who had been recuperating from the removal of a blood clot on the brain, was discharged from the hospital barely two weeks ago before his sudden death on Wednesday, 25th November.
Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986, the pinnacle of an illustrious career.
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.