Diego Armando Maradona (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo maɾaˈðona]; 30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. Maradona's vision, passing, ball control, and dribbling skills were combined with his small stature (1.65 meters (5 ft 5 in)), which gave him a low center of gravity allowing him to maneuver better than most other football players; he would often dribble past multiple opposing players on a run. His presence and leadership on the field had a great effect on his team's general performance, while he would often be singled out by the opposition. In addition to his creative abilities, he possessed an eye for goal and was known to be a free-kick specialist. A precocious talent, Maradona was given the nickname "El Pibe de Oro" ("The Golden Kid"), a name that stuck with him throughout his career. wikipedia
Chronology of the Death of Diego Armando Maradona
Sydney - Diego Maradona died and shocked the football public. The following is the chronology before the Argentine football legend died.
Maradona died of a heart attack at his home, Wednesday (11/25/2020) evening WIB. The former Barcelona and Napoli player died at the age of 60.
In November this year, Maradona was taken to the hospital. After undergoing an examination at the Olivos clinic, Ipensa Sanatorium in La Plata, Argentina, Maradona had to be operated on Tuesday (3/11/2020) local time, based on the results of a CT scan that found a subdural hematoma.
What is a subdural hematoma?
Subdural hematoma is a collection of blood on the surface of the brain, to be precise between the two protective layers of the brain, namely the dura mater and the arachnoid. The cause of the blood clot is usually the result of a blow or hard blow to the head.
The operation actually went well. He then obtained permission to return home in mid-November. Since then there has been no news regarding Maradona's health condition until finally, sad news has emerged.
Maradona's departure was a blow to Argentina. Maradona had succeeded in delivering the Albiceleste to the 1986 World Cup trophy in Mexico.
Diego Armando Maradona Dies of Heart Attack
As a tribute to Diego Maradona, the Argentine government declared three days of national mourning. Argentine President Alberto Fernandez even immediately uploaded a photo with Maradona.
"You took us to the highest place in the world. You made us extraordinarily happy. You are the best of all. Thank you for coming, Diego. We will miss you for the rest of our lives," wrote the Argentine president.
The Italian League club, Napoli, has also been hit hard by the departure of Maradona. Partenopei was successfully brought by Maradona to fly in Europe after winning the Italian League twice and winning the UEFA Cup once.