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Maradona and other players that lost their lives in 2020

2020 is a difficult year for the human race, starting with the outbreak of coronavirus - and the tragic incidents that happened during the year. 

A lot of players also share in these moments, and we highlight five players that lost their lives in 2020. 

Diego Armando Maradona 

After successful brain surgery, Maradona suffered a heart attack in his house in Dique Lujan, Buenos Aires Province, and gave up the ghost. 

The announcement of his death at the 60 - throw the entire football family into a mourning mood and made the day November 25 – a day to remember in football history. 

Matteo Ravetto 

Matteo Ravetto lost his life on October 1, 2020 - in a terrific traffic collision. Before his death, the 32-year-old midfielder played for Gozzano and CF Colligiana. 

Jeremy Wisten 

The former Manchester City youngster was found dead in his room. Described as a talented player, Jeremy Wisten left the earth on October 24, 2020.  

Delbert Guzman

Delbert Guzman is the first player that lost his life to the coronavirus in May 2020. Before his death, the 25-year-old second division side the University of Trinidad. 

He is a former Bolivian youth international and previously played for a topflight side Nacional Potosi. 

Churchill Owari 

The Ugandan defender was beaten to death after he made an error leading to a goal – in a local football game at Lamwo district. 


He was beaten badly by his teammates. After the game, the 22-year-old went on a revenge mission, which provoked another battle. 

However, he collapsed few meters away from the fight and was pronounced dead at the Agoro Health Centre III. 

By - Adewale Adeyemi 

Content created and supplied by: 9aijaSport (via Opera News )

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