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Obituaries

Diego Maradona, one of soccer's greatest, dies at 60

Argentine legend had huge following in Asia

An image of Diego Maradona is displayed on a screen during a minute of silence in his memory before a match between Bayern Munich and FC Salzburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Diego Maradona, arguably the finest soccer player of his generation, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Tigre, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. He was 60.

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