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Argentine Legend, Maradona To Undergo Brain Surgery


Argentine football coach and retired professional footballer, Diego Maradona, has been reportedly hospitalized.

According to reports from reliable sources on Tuesday, November 3, the 60-year-old will soon undergo surgery for a subdural hematoma.

Naija News learnt that Maradona had been on hospital bed since Monday night after he was confirmed for anaemia and dehydration. Although, his personal doctor had confirmed earlier that his condition had been improving. Feeling bad with the former footballer’s health status, fans of Argentine top-tier club, Gimnasia, where he coached stormed the medical centre where he is been treated to leave messages of love and support.

Speaking on the incident, Maradona’s personal doctor, Leopoldo Luque said he “is much better and eager to leave after being admitted to hospital for medical checks,”

He added, “He is much better than yesterday, and he is looking forward to leaving. I would like him to stay one more day,” Luque told reporters outside the Ipensa clinic in La Plata, south of Buenos Aires.

“He is anemic, a little dehydrated, we must correct this and see that he continues to improve,” said Luque.

“What he needs most is the support of the people,”

According to Luque, Maradona’s condition would require he stay approximately three days in hospital, but that he has autonomy and can go.

“When he does leave hospital, he will need long-term outpatient care for anemia, the doctor said, adding that because of a gastric bypass Maradona underwent in 2005 to lose 50 kilos, his body has difficulty retaining iron, leaving him prone to the condition,” the doctor added.

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In another news, a group of armed criminals on Tuesday robbed a bank and escaped via the sewer system in the northern Italian city of Milan, Naija News reports.

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