A high court in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has acquitted Leopoldo Luque, the doctor who worked for Maradona after the deceased’s children accused the doctor of playing with their father’s health.
The doctor was arraigned in a court in Argentina on charges of negligence in the death of the former world football star.
Prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said police raided a hospital and Leopoldo Luque Hospital to gather more evidence before presenting it in court.’
The investigation follows complaints lodged by Maradona’s three children, Dalma, Giannina and Jana, over the care the doctor gave their father when he suffered a heart attack.
Luque, who has denied any wrongdoing, posted a picture of himself and Maradona when he left the hospital on January 12, eight days after he was treated at a hospital.
However, at the court hearing, evidence was presented at the hospital and the doctor’s office on the allegations but he defended himself and the court found no evidence to support the allegations against the doctor.
The judge dismissed the case and apologized to the doctor for the allegations and acquitted him, but the plaintiffs have not yet commented on the court’s decision.
However, the doctor had earlier said that Maradona’s drinking was beyond his comprehension and that the effects of alcohol on him were due to his advanced age and he was suffering from asthma.
The victim suffered from a number of ailments in the past few years where even last year he was forced to work as a result of his obesity and was prevented from carrying out some of his special coaching duties but later recovered and returned to coaching in Medico before he later quit his job and returned home to Argentina as a result of his body being too heavy to move.
Maradona died of a heart attack last month despite undergoing successful surgery on the former Argentina international’s coach and coach in early November, after which it was announced that he would undergo medical treatment. on alcohol addiction.
As one of the world’s most famous footballers, Maradona was Argentina’s captain when she won the 1986 World Cup, where he played an impressive game.
Maradona played for Barcelona and Napoli during his heyday, winning Serie A titles with Italy and scoring 34 goals in 91 appearances for Argentina, representing the country at the World Cup. The world four times.
Maradona led his country to the final in Italy in 1990, although they lost to West Germany, but led them back to the United States in 1994, only to be expelled for taking performance-enhancing drugs.
When he returned for a second career, Maradona was addicted to cocaine and was banned from playing for 15 months after a 1991 test showed he was addicted to drugs.
Maradona was buried next to his parents at the Bella Vista Cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires but was disrupted after thousands of people lined up to see the body at the presidential palace.
Police fired tear gas and changed the location of Maradona’s coffin after the crowd slammed the door of her room to see him.
Diego Armando Maradona was born on October 30, 1960, at the age of 60, in Lanus, the capital of Buenos Aires.
Maradona is one of four children born to parents. take him to the country’s national soccer team called Cebollitas.
Maradona, who is 12 years old, once said in a televised interview that his dream in the world is to grow up to play in the World Cup with Argentina and win a trophy.
At the age of 16, he joined the national youth team, where he became the leader of the team and from the time he joined the club he never went out to win an international cup, but he scored goals. goals 115 times in 166 games.
Maradona made his footballing debut in 1979 when he was voted the best footballer of the year at the World Youth Championships.
He has played for major clubs such as Barcelona in Spain and SSC Napoli in Italy where he has helped the club to various successes.