Diego Maradona taken to hospital

Diego Maradona
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Diego Maradona is admitted to hospital in Dubai suffering from kidney stones.

Argentina legend Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital on Sunday suffering with kidney stones.

The 51-year-old is currently the head coach of UAE club Al Wasl.

"He felt pain this morning so he was sent to a private hospital in Dubai this afternoon. He will be operated on this evening and he is expected to be discharged tomorrow," read an Al Wasl statement.

Maradona won a host of honours during his 21-year playing career, including the 1986 World Cup.

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