05:45 GMT22 January 2021
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    The football superstar died in Buenos Aires on Wednesday at the age of 60 from heart failure - just a few weeks after Maradona was discharged from a hospital, where he had successfully undergone emergency brain surgery and blood clot removal due to a subdural hematoma.

    Sputnik is live from the Italian city of Naples, where people are mourning the death of football icon Diego Maradona. The flamboyant Argentine player has been extremely popular among Neapolitans for decades, since he helped the club Napoli secure its first Serie A league title in 1987.

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