Soccer Football - Al Fujairah v Khor Fakkan - UAE First Division - Fujairah stadium, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates - April 27, 2018 - Al Fujairahís manager Diego Maradona of Argentina reacts during the match. (Photo by Reuters)
Argentinaís soccer legend Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the gameís greatest ever players, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer said.
Maradona, 60, had recently battled health issues and underwent emergency surgery for a subdural haematoma several weeks ago.
He suffered a heart attack at his home in the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Wednesday, Argentinian media and acquaintances of the former player said.
Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning after the news of Maradonaís death.