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Argentina: Thousands take to streets in Buenos Aires to mourn Maradona *DRONE FOOTAGE*02:34

Argentina: Thousands take to streets in Buenos Aires to mourn Maradona *DRONE FOOTAGE*

Argentina, Buenos Aires
November 26, 2020 at 18:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of fans gathered in Buenos Aires' city centre on Thursday to pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona, aged 60 when he died.

Football supporters were seen gathered en masse near the Casa Rosada, the seat of the Argentine government, waving national flags, cheering and chanting for Maradona.

The Argentine government has decreed three days of national mourning after the announcement of the death of the former footballer.

Maradona passed away on Wednesday at his home near Buenos Aires. He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

Argentina: Thousands take to streets in Buenos Aires to mourn Maradona *DRONE FOOTAGE*02:34
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Thousands of fans gathered in Buenos Aires' city centre on Thursday to pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona, aged 60 when he died.

Football supporters were seen gathered en masse near the Casa Rosada, the seat of the Argentine government, waving national flags, cheering and chanting for Maradona.

The Argentine government has decreed three days of national mourning after the announcement of the death of the former footballer.

Maradona passed away on Wednesday at his home near Buenos Aires. He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

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