BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – Argentine football great Diego Maradona will undergo brain surgery for a blood clot in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, his doctor said.
“I will operate on him. It’s a routine operation, he’s lucid,” said Leopoldo Luque.
Blow to the head
World Cup winner Maradona, 60, was taken to hospital on Monday for a series of tests after feeling unwell.
A scan revealed the blood clot, which Argentine media are speculating was the result of a blow to the head.
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