“Diego is aware, he understands and agrees with this intervention. He’s very calm. This can be a routine surgical procedure. He has one thing just like what [former President of Argentina and current vice-president] Cristina [Fernandez de Kirchner] had,” Purpose.com quoted Maradona’s private doctor Leopoldo Luque as saying.
Based on Purpose.com, followers of Gimnasia La Plata, the native membership the place Maradona serves as head coach, flocked exterior the hospital.
Maradona, who turned 60 final month, was at his finest in the course of the 1986 FIFA World Cup as he guided Argentina to the title.