Argentina's greatest idol in football does not withstand sudden illness two weeks after brain surgery. Football world mourns, and Argentina decrees three-day official mourning
Diego Armando Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60, after a cardiac arrest. One of the greatest in the history of the sport and the greatest idol of Argentine football, the star suffered a sudden illness in the late morning, when ambulances were called to the house he was recovering brain surgery in Tigre, in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires . The former player, however, did not resist, having his death confirmed by the Argentine press and by public television in the country in the early afternoon.