Diego Maradona's doctor is under investigation for manslaughter four days after the football idol died of a heart attack at his home, the Argentinean news agency Telam reported on Sunday.
By Matthew Brown, Professor of Latina American History, University of Bristol – The death of the greatest player in the history of the game of Association Football, Diego Armando Maradona, on November 25 produced an outpouring of grief and nostalgia around the world. He was such an important figure in his native Argentina that the president declared three days of mourning.
Argentine billionaire Eduardo Eurnekian is preparing to fulfil an old promise to the late football icon Diego Maradona by erecting a statue of the player at the country’s main airport. Eurnekian, founder of Corporacion America Airports and one of the country’s top businessmen, announced the plan in a note of condolences published in newspaper La Nacion on Friday.
In the coming days, the time will come for Diego Armando Maradona's lawyer, Matias Morla, to begin the process of distributing the inheritance he leaves behind. While Maradona once said, half in jest, that he would donate all his earthly possessions, the details of this difficult situation and who will inherit what eventually become known is a great mystery
Diego Maradona in life, as in death, was involved in chaos and controversy, and his funeral was not the exception. In effect Argentine police and fans who were lined up to see the casket of the football icon clashed on Thursday as authorities moved to shut down access to the Casa Rosada presidential palace ahead of a planned mid-afternoon shutoff for the public wake.
Argentina’s Diego Maradona, one of the world’s greatest ever soccer players, was buried on Thursday amid a global outpouring of grief from the streets of Buenos Aires to Naples in Italy.
Even the Financial Times referred to the death of Diego Armando Maradona, one of the most gifted footballers to ever play the game. In effect, the FT recalls that while his dribbling prowess was world-renowned, fewer people know that his skills were used to construct one of the most memorable monetary policy analogies of all time.
Diego Armando Maradona was not only a brilliant player but was also notorious for his opinions and here are a few of his quotes:
Football is in mourning after one of the sport’s most prodigious talents, Diego Maradona, passed away at the age of 60 in his native Buenos Aires.
Considered one of the greatest football players in recent times, Diego Maradona the World Cup-winning legend passed away from a heart attack aged 60 on Wednesday as he recovered from surgery for a blood clot on the brain.