Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Buenos Aires with undisclosed ‘health problems’


Diego Maradona has been admitted to hospital in Argentina with undisclosed “overall health troubles” while it is not associated to coronavirus and his issue is not believed to be significant.


Diego Maradona turned 60 on Friday (Reuters Photograph)


  • Maradona was admitted to a personal clinic in La Plata, about forty kilometers (25 miles) south of Buenos Aires
  • Maradona had been feeling poorly for some time and will be held underneath observation for “at least 3 days”
  • Maradona was taken into hospital in 2004 with serious heart and respiratory troubles linked to cocaine use

Diego Maradona was admitted to a hospital with indications of depression Monday, 3 days immediately after his 60th birthday.

A Maradona staffer advised The Related Press the former footballer’s overall health issue is “not significant.” He requested anonymity for the reason that he was not authorized to talk about the concern.

“He has been extremely unhappy for a week, did not want to consume,” the staffer mentioned, incorporating that Maradona’s individual health practitioner Leopoldo Luque took the former footballer to a hospital so he could undergo overall health checks.

The captain of Argentina’s 1986 Globe Cup winning staff was admitted to a personal clinic in La Plata, about forty kilometers (25 miles) south of Buenos Aires. Maradona has lived there due to the fact the finish of final yr, when he took more than as coach of initially division staff Gimnasia y Esgrima.

Maradona turned 60 on Friday and showed up that evening for Gimnasia’s nationwide championship match towards Patronato, which his staff won three-. He left just before the finish of the initially half, which raised inquiries about his overall health.

Luque denied Maradona contracted COVID-19. Maradona had isolated at house for days immediately after a man or woman he operates with showed signs of the sickness.

“He is not properly psychologically and that has an affect on his bodily wellbeing. He is not as properly as I would like and as properly as I know he can be. He requirements assistance, this is the time to assistance him.

“Diego is a man or woman who is from time to time exceptional and from time to time not so substantially. He could be ten thousand instances far better. And bringing him right here aids him. It can be extremely challenging currently being Maradona.”

“He did not have vitality, the birthday was a element that complicates it in some element,” the health practitioner mentioned. “My thought is to have him hydrated for 3 days, see the evolution and change the medicine. There is no emergency at all.”

The former Boca Juniors, Barcelona and Napoli player is in a normal area at the clinic. Luque mentioned Maradona can opt for to go house every time he needs. (By Debora Rey from Related Press)

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