Argentinian football legend and winner of the 1986 World Cup, Diego Maradona has kicked the bucket in his home at Tigre after suffering a heart attack, according to reports in Argentina.

Diego Maradona Armando suffered a cardiac arrest today and died at the age of 60. Argentine newspapers Clarin and Ole reported that the World Cup winner suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest on Wednesday morning local time in the town of Tigre.

Diego Maradona only recently had surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain, following a fall.

Following the operation on his brain, there were medical staff who remained at Diego Maradona’s home to keep him under observation.

A cardiorespiratory arrest means his heart stopped and he was not breathing, so had to be resuscitated.

According to an updated report by Clarin, Diego Maradona has died.


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