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Diego Maradona's successful operation.

Argentine footballer great Diego Maradona underwent successful operation on a grume on Tuesday night, his doctor said.

Maradona was admitted to the hospital on January 2019 after discovered having internal bleeding in his stomach.

He fell ill in the year 2018 during the world cup in Russia, he was assumed to have passed out at the game between Nigeria and Argentina.

Maradona is widely considered to be one of the greatest player in the game of football.

From the doctor; “We managed to successfully remove the clot and Diego coped well with the surgery,”

Leopoldo Luque said at the icon’s private clinic within the capital Buenos Aires . “It’s in check, there’s slightly drainage of blood from his body. He’ll remain under observation till further notice.”

Maradona at the age of 60, had gone to hospital in La Plate where he's the coach at Gimnasia y Esgrima on Monday after falling ill.

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