A soccer fan stands behind a banner featuring former soccer star Diego Maradona and Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, outside the Clinica Olivos, where Maradona will undergo surgery, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.
His personal doctor Leopoldo Luque, who is a neurologist, said Maradona has suffered a subdural hematoma, likely caused by an accident.
The 1986 World Cup champion was admitted to a private hospital in la Plata with signs of depression on Monday, three days after his 60th birthday.
(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)BUENOS AIRES – Diego Maradona was recovering Wednesday after an operation for bleeding in his skull, his personal doctor said.
Maradona, the star of Argentina's 1986 World Cup champions, turned 60 last week.