Argentine football legend Maradona passes away

The football great suffered Cardiac arrest 

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. He is reported to have suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Tigre, Buenos Aires, where he had been recovering after a brain surgery in November.

 Maradona is considered as one of the greatest soccer players of all time, enjoying successful spells with Barcelona, Napoli, and the Argentine national team, with whom he won the World Cup in 1986.

He was considered as one of the all-time greatest of the game alongside with Brazil's Pele and English Football legend George Best.  He was also known for his leftwing political views. He was staunch supporter of Socialist Cuba and Chavez led Venezuela.  

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