Football icon Diego Maradona dies at 60 following heart attack

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LA PLATA, ARGENTINA – JANUARY 24: Diego Maradona coach of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata looks on before a match between Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata and Velez as part of Superliga 2019/20 at Juan Carmelo Zerillo Stadium on January 24, 2020 in La Plata, Argentina. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, a source close to his family confirmed, according to CNN.

Regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Maradona became a household name after inspiring his country to World Cup glory in 1986.

He also played for clubs such as Barcelona and Napoli in a glittering career, CNN reported.