Diego Maradona “Hand of God”, Argentine Football legend, is said to have died after suffering a heart attack.
South American outlet Clarin says the 60-year-old has passed away in a hospital on Wednesday, November 25, after suffering a heart attack at his home.
The news comes just two weeks after he left the hospital where he underwent surgery on a blood clot in his brain.
Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986. He played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli, and Barcelona among others, and was adored by millions of fans for his football talent.
In Other News,
FIFA unveils full nominees list of The Best FIFA Player of the Year Awards 2020. Nominees for the 2020 Best FIFA Player of the Year awards have been announced ahead of the annual ceremony.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Lucy Bronze and Sam Kerr are amongst the biggest names to have been nominated for this year’s award.
The awards ceremony was introduced in 2016, after FIFA broke out from the Ballon d’or, and
Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the first prize, before retaining it in 2017.
Luka Modric picked up the award in 2018, before Lionel Messi came out on top in 2019.
This year’s ceremony will be held on 17 December, and FIFA have announced their full list of candidates for the seven individual trophies on offer , stating that public voting open until 9 December at 11:59pm on FIFA.com.
See Full list of Nominees and categories below
The Best FIFA Women’s Player:
Lucy Bronze (England / Olympique Lyonnais / Manchester City WFC)
Delphine Cascarino (France / Olympique Lyonnais)
Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / FC Barcelona)
Pernille Harder (Denmark / VfL Wolfsburg / Chelsea FC Women)
Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / FC Barcelona)
Ji So-yun (Korea Republic / Chelsea FC Women)….(CONTINUE HERE)