A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Disease

Argentine footballer Diego Maradona’s brain surgery for blood clot successful

  • “I was able to evacuate the hematoma successfully and Diego tolerated the surgery very well,” the icon’s doctor said
  • Fans gathered in front of the hospital celebrated when reports of the successful outcome started to emerge, chanting: “Diego, Diego!”

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A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
A football fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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