Argentina Soccer Star Diego Maradona has died after reportedly suffering from a heart attack.
Thank you for everything, Diego pic.twitter.com/bJ9l3ixY7A
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 25, 2020
Three days of national mourning were declared by Argentina’s government following Maradona’s death, the outlet reported. (RELATED: ‘ISIS Commander’ Detained After Attack On German Soccer Team)
Maradona had been admitted to a hospital in La Plata, Argentina on Nov. 2, according to The New York Times. His doctor, Leopoldo Luque, claimed the soccer star was suffering from depression, anemia and dehydration, the outlet reported.
The Argentina Football Association shared a message regarding the death of Maradona on Twitter.
La Asociación del Fútbol Argentino, a través de su Presidente Claudio Tapia, manifiesta su más profundo dolor por el fallecimiento de nuestra leyenda, Diego Armando Maradona.
Siempre estarás en nuestros corazones ???? pic.twitter.com/xh6DdfCFed
— AFA (@afa) November 25, 2020
“The Argentine Football Association, through its President Claudio Tapia, expresses its deepest sorrow for the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona,” according to Twitter’s translate feature. “You will always be in our hearts.”
Maradona played for seven different clubs throughout his soccer career and made 91 international appearances while playing for team Argentina, according to The Wrap. Maradona also played in four World Cups.