Football superstar Diego Maradona is no more!

Sports Editor,, Dhaka
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Argentine newspapers have given a very bad news. Football superstar Diego Maradona has died.

The Brazilian media also reported this bad news. According to Argentina's Clarin newspaper, Maradona has died in the capital, Buenos Aires. Maradona was taken to hospital a few days ago with a physical illness.

Maradona won the World Cup for Argentina in 1986. The 70-year-old football superstar died of a heart attack on Wednesday (November 26). He was considered the best footballer in the world. Maradona, who started his football career for Argentina Juniors, played for the club from 1976 to 1981. He then played for various clubs in Europe.

Maradona led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup. Maradona won the World Cup for Argentina with a great performance in that World Cup held in Mexico. In America World Cup in 1994 he was expelled for drug use. After retiring from football, Maradona became involved in coaching.

However, despite winning the World Cup as a player, he did not have much success as a coach. He underwent surgery last month for a blood clot in his brain. He returned home from the hospital after a successful operation.

He was very careful during this time of the Corona. But lost the 'life match' on Wednesday! The superstar died of a heart attack at his resort in Buenos Aires. Following the news of Maradona's death, there was uproar among the fans. The crowd gathered in front of his resort. Police were deployed there to handle the crowd of fans.

Three days of national mourning have been declared in Argentina over his death. Maradona, who had great success on the football field, was no less involved in debates on and off the field. His 'Hand of God' goal in the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup is still one of the most controversial in world football. But the goal that Maradona scored after beating five England footballers became the best goal in world football.

Maradona's feet were talking football! No doubt he was born for football. You have to spend your life enjoying yourself - that was Maradona's philosophy of life. Maradona has given the whole world the immense joy of football. And so today the supporters and opposers have tears in everyone's eyes. Goodbye Super Star!