Maradona, the football legend and Argentina idol, died at the age of 60.
The former footballer had undergone brain surgery on November 3rd and was continuing his recovery in a house outside BA City.
The news came as a shock to the whole country because reportedly his condition was improving. At noon today, several ambulances went to his house but physicians could do nothing to save his life.
Maradona marked several generations of Argentines and the world with his beautiful playing and his leadership on the pitch. His personal life off the pitch was also the cause for much press interest.