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Maradona's father, "Don Diego", dead at 87

Diego Maradona's father "Don Diego" passed away on Thursday, local media reported, with the 87-year-old failing to recover from long-standing coronary and respiratory difficulties

AFP , Thursday 25 Jun 2015
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Argentina World Cup winner Diego Maradona had been at his father's side in a Buenos Aires hospital since flying in from his Dubai home on June 2.

"Don Diego", a popular figure throughout Argentina, had been admitted to the private clinic in the country's capital for the third time in the last year.

Maradona's mother "Tota" passed away in 2011.

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