Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
On Wednesday morning he suffered cardiac arrest, and paramedics at the scene failed to revive him.
The Argentine national team’s official Twitter account confirmed the news on Wednesday, paying tribute to one of the national hero.
“You will be eternal in every heart of the football world,” the message stated as it bade farewell to the superstar.
Maradona was earlier released from hospital as an outpatient to continue his convalescence at his private home after having a brain surgery.