Maradona care ‘deficient and reckless’ before death, medical board report finds

Maradona care ‘deficient and reckless’ before death, medical board report finds

The Guardian

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  • Footballing icon died of heart failure in Argentina in November
  • The 60-year-old was ‘not properly monitored’, says report

A medical board appointed to investigate the death of Diego Maradona has concluded that the football icon’s medical team acted in an “inappropriate, deficient and reckless manner,” according to a copy of the report shared with Reuters on Friday.

Maradona’s death in November last year rocked Argentina, where he was revered, and prompted a period of mourning and finger-pointing about who was to blame after his long battle with addiction and ill health.

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