Diego Armando Maradona
Diego Armando Maradona
Barcelona, on Wednesday, mourned Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona, the former Barça player, who passed away at the age of 60.

Barcelona wrote on its official Twitter account, “Barcelona offers its deepest condolences for the death of Diego Armando Maradona, our club’s player from 1982 to 1984, and the world football icon … Rest in peace, Diego.”

The Catalan club added, “Thanks for everything, Diego.”

Maradona had suffered a heart attack, on Wednesday morning, while in the town of Tigre, and transferred Diego by ambulance to a more specialized clinic, but the legend of Argentine football died this evening.

Maradona recently underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his head.

According to Argentine media reports, Maradona died of heart failure.

She said that the football legend had a heart attack at his home only two weeks after leaving the hospital, where he underwent surgery for a stroke.

Maradona, considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.

Maradona played football for Boca Juniors, Naples, Barcelona, and others, and was adored by millions for his wonderful skills.

The legend scored 206 goals over the course of his career in various clubs, most notably Barcelona, ​​Spain, Napoli, and Boca Juniors of Argentina, and he also scored 34 goals with his country’s first team.

Source: RT + agencies


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