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Ex-England midfielder @reid6peter has paid tribute to Diego Maradona, a "genius at work", following the Argentine's sudden death. Reid played opposite Maradona in the infamous 'Hand of God' game at the 1986 World Cup. Read more:
WATCH: Renowned as one of the greatest football players, Argentine World Cup-winning captain Diego Maradona died of a heart attack Wednesday, November 25, having undergone brain surgery earlier this month. Read:
Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60. Story: Photos:
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at age 60, according to his attorney. Maradona led Argentina's national team to World Cup glory in 1986 — then later had a spectacular second career as a coach.
Argentine football legend Diego#Maradona has died at the age of 60. The Argentine World Cup winning captain died of a heart attack, having undergone brain surgery earlier this month, a member of his entourage told #AFP
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at age 60, his attorney confirms. Maradona, recognized as one of the greatest players of all time and captain when Argentina won the World Cup in 1986, underwent surgery earlier this month for a blood clot in his brain.
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