The former champion of the world with the Argentine national team, Diego Armando Maradona, died at the age of 60, after suffering a cardiac decompensation.
Maradona died in the house located in the Bonaerense neighborhood of San Andrés, where he lived after having recently had surgery. The former world champion and current technician of Gymnastics and Fencing of La Plata, 60 years old, had been discharged medically on November 11 at a clinic in Buenos Aires, eight days after undergoing a cranial edema operation. Press reports say that nine ambulances arrived at the home of the historic «10» Trasandino, but could not stabilize it.
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed through its social networks the death of Maradona. «Eternal» says the entity’s message with an image of the former footballer kissing the World Cup he won in Mexico in 1986, accompanied by the condolences of its president, Claudio Tapia, and the legend «you will always be in our hearts».
Trans-Andean media contend that President Alberto Fernández decreed three days of mourning for the death of the former sportsman. As the representative, he posted an image with Maradona on his social media account, and argued that «you took us to the top of the world. You made us immensely happy. You were the greatest of them all.»
«Thank you for having existed Diego, we’re going to miss you all our lives,» the Argentine president said.
Trans-Andean media claim that President Alberto Fernández decreed three days of mourning for the death of the former sportsman.
Through the same route, two of the clubs that marked Maradona’s career, Boca Juniors and Italian Napoli, said goodbye to the former footballer.