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Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to reports in his native Argentina.

The football legend had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain. 

Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986, the pinnacle of an illustrious career. 

He played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona among others and was adored by millions for his brilliant skills. 

Maradona was responsible for the infamous ‘Hand of God’ that eliminated England from the 1986 tournament.  

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Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, according to reports

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, according to reports

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, according to reports

Maradona's Hand of God was responsible for England's elimination from the 1986 World Cup

Maradona's Hand of God was responsible for England's elimination from the 1986 World Cup

Maradona’s Hand of God was responsible for England’s elimination from the 1986 World Cup

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