Diego Maradona News
Maradona, a World Cup winner with Argentina who is regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time, attained almost godlike status in his home country despite long battles with drug and alcohol addiction and poor health. A medical board, at the request of the justice department, met on Monday to analyze Maradona’s death.
A probe was opened by local authorities into the treatment and drugs prescribed to the former footballer by his doctors and as part of the investigation, Luque's home and office were searched. Neither alcohol nor narcotic drugs were found in his body at the time of his death. Dalma holds Luque and her father’s lawyer and agent Matias Morla responsible for his passing.
Messi, after scoring the fourth goal, remembered the late legend Diego Maradona by showcasing his old Newell's old boys jersey. Both Maradona and Messi have played for Argentine club Newell's old boys in the past. Diego Maradona had passed away last week at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
Argentina football great Diego Maradona passed away at the age of 60 on Wednesday after suffering a massive heart attack. Maradona's untimely demise came just two weeks after he was released from hospital following a brain surgery. Maradona spent the prominent years of his playing career in Naples, for whom he scored 81 goals in 181 league appearances.
The legendary footballer had visited Kerala in 2012, staying at the 'Blue Nile Hotel' in Kannur. After Maradona's tragic demise, the hotel decided to rename the room in his memory - calling it the 'Maradona Suite.' Maradona, considered as the greatest footballer of all times, had passed away on Wednesday (Nov 25) due to a heart attack.
Maradona's untimely demise came just two weeks after he was released from hospital following a brain surgery. Argentinian president Alberto Fernandez had earlier declared three day of mourning in the country for Maradona's death. Maradona is survived by five children including Italian footballer Diego Sinagra and his only wife Claudia Villafane, to whom he was married from 1984 to 2004.