21:03  +04,  November 25, 2020

Argentina government declares 3-day mourning on occasion of Maradona's death

Argentine presses report that the government of Argentina has decided to declare a three-day mourning on the occasion of the death of legendary footballer Diego Maradona.

Legendary footballer Diego Maradona died of cardiac arrest aged 60, CNN Brasil reported.

The last time Maradona was seen in public was on October 30 at the match of the first round of the Argentinean championship Gimnasia vs Patronato. Maradona underwent brain surgery on November 2.

He was discharged from the hospital on November 12.

Diego Maradona began his football career in 1976 at Argentinos Juniors.

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