Diego Maradona’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

October 30, 1960

Death Date

November 25, 2020

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Tigre, Argentina

Place of burial

Bella Vista cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Football Player

Diego Armando Maradona was born on October 30, 1960 in the outskirts of Buenos Aires.  During his career, he made 91 appearances for Argentina, scoring 34 goals.  Furthermore, he played in four World Cup tournaments for his country.

How did Diego Maradona die?

A preliminary autopsy reportedly leaked to the Argentine press has revealed that Diego Maradona died of heart failure. The footballing legend passed away at his home in Tigre, in the province of Buenos Aires, at the age of 60 on Wednesday, with confirmation of the official autopsy results yet to be published.



I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.

Diego Maradona

Everybody in Argentina can remember ‘the hand of God’ in the England match in the 1986 World Cup. Now, in my country, the ‘hand of God’ has brought us an Argentinian pope.

Diego Maradona

My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.

Diego Maradona

You can say a lot of things about me, but you can never say I don’t take risks.

Diego Maradona

To see the ball, to run after it, makes me the happiest man in the world.

Diego Maradona