Argentina legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60, due to a cardiac arrest.
Maradona underwent brain surgery at the start of November and his lawyer said he would continue to be treated for alcohol dependency, reports Sky Sports News.
The 1986 World Cup winner had an emergency operation for a subdural hematoma, which is an accumulation of blood between a membrane and his brain.
Maradona was initially admitted to another clinic in La Plata with signs of depression, anemia and dehydration, before being moved to Olivos when the subdural hematoma was discovered.
Dr Luque said an accident likely caused the subdural hematoma but that Maradona did not recall any falls or mishaps.
Maradona felt ill on October 30 while coaching first division team Gimnasia y Esgrima. He had left before the end of the first half, raising questions about his health.
By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa