Football legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

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Argentine football great Diego Maradona, 60, passes away after suffering a heart attack, according to his spokesman.

Football legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a heart attack, according to his spokesman.

The 60-year-old, who in 1986 led Argentina to a World Cup triumph, had a history of health problems.

Earlier this month, he underwent successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires.

More to follow.



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