Soccer legend Diego Maradona dies of heart attack

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JUNE 29: Diego Maradona of Argentina holds the World Cup trophy after defeating West Germany 3-2 during the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final match at the Azteca Stadium on June 29, 1986 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo: Archive)

The former soccer star died at his home just two weeks after he left the hospital following surgery on a blot clot in his brain.

Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a heart attack, according to reports.

The former soccer star, who died at his home, just two weeks ago left the hospital following surgery on a blot clot in his brain.

Considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time, he helped bring Argentina the 1986 World Cup title. In the quarter finals of that World Cup against England, he scored one of the most spectacular goals in all of World Cup history when he outplayed, outran and outtricked the entire England defense, including the goalkeeper.

He played for club teams Napoli and Barcelona, among others, playing many great games.

Prime Minister Netanyahu responded to the news of Maradona’s death, saying “Maradona was a true friend of Israel. I express condolences for the death of my dear friend.”

Argentina’s president Alberto Fernandez has declared a three day national mourning for Maradona.

(Arutz 7).


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