The death of the soccer legend Maradona … What is the story of the last photo?

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The Argentine soccer legend, Diego Armando Maradona, died on Wednesday at the age of 60 from a heart attack.

Maradona, who led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup crown, left the hospital on November 11 and moved to a rehabilitation center for alcohol addiction treatment.


Argentine President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of public mourning after Maradona’s death.

The former Barcelona, ​​Napoli, and Boca Juniors player underwent emergency surgery this month to treat a blood clot in the brain.

The coach of Chimnasia e Esgrima was in the hospital for longer than expected due to withdrawal symptoms due to his sudden withdrawal from alcohol.

What is the story of the last photo of Maradona?

The last photo in which Maradona appeared was minutes before his release on November 11 from a clinic called Olivos near his home in the south of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, where he stayed for a week during which he underwent brain surgery.

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The last photo of Maradona with his private doctor

The photo was at the request of his personal physician Leopoldo Luque and captured by “Sylvie” with his mobile phone. This doctor supervised the football star for a week, during which he stayed in the clinic. In it, we see the two smiling. On Maradona’s head, a bandage from the operation’s impact that Dr. “Leopoldo Luque” performed for him in the clinic After a hematoma appeared in his brain, according to what was reported today as an explanation of the photo on the Argentine news site Que Pasa Salta.

After that, the doctor held a press conference in which he told reporters: “I operated for him. It is just a routine operation.” He felt better in his health and wanted to leave the clinic the day after being admitted to it due to his suffering from anemia, but the football star stayed for a week.

The football legend, who celebrated his 60th birthday on October 30 that is 5 days before undergoing the operation, in 2000 suffered a heart attack after an overdose of drugs in the Argentine coastal city of Punta del Este, which he underwent a long treatment in Cuba. When he weighed more than 100 kilograms in 2004, he suffered a second bout in Buenos Aires but survived. Then he underwent a stomach operation that allowed him to lose 50 kilograms of weight, but his health continued to be poor until his death.

Source: Agencies