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Legendary “Hand of God” Diego Maradona passed away at 60

The government has declared 3 days of mourning
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Argentina’s legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, passed away due to heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60.

Maradona had recently battled health issues and undergone brain surgery several weeks ago. He just turned 60 on October 30 2020.

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Maradona won the 1986 World Cup with his native Argentina and he widely regarded one of the greatest players ever.

He became a manager after his playing career and coached the Argentina national team and had been coaching Gimnasia de La Plata

In Argentina, the government has declared 3 days of mourning to pay respect to Maradona.

Wilfred Tan
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