BUENOS AIRES – Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona is recovering properly from mind surgical procedure and is already pressuring medical doctors to let him go residence, his private doctor, Leopoldo Luque, stated on Thursday.
“The recovery continues to go very well,” Luque instructed reporters outdoors the Buenos Aires clinic the place Maradona was staying. “He is very keen to leave, he feels like he is ready to be discharged.”
On Wednesday, his lawyer discounted the likelihood he could go to Venezuela or Cuba to recuperate.
“The last medical report was excellent,” stated Matias Morla. “Let’s stay strong and we’ll get through this.”
Maradona has beforehand expressed his fondness for the 2 nations and he spent a number of years in Cuba present process drug rehabilitation at first of the century.
But Morla stated the previous Napoli, Barcelona and Boca Juniors participant would full his recuperation in Argentina, the place he’s coach of first division aspect Gimnasia y Esgrima.
Luque stated medical doctors need Maradona, 60, to remain one other day and get better from Monday’s operation on a subdural haematoma, a blood clot on the mind.
However, the previous Barcelona, Napoli and Boca Juniors participant could nonetheless go away the clinic and head residence later on Thursday.
“He can walk, he is speaking to me, he is much more lucid,” Luque stated, lower than every week after Maradona appeared weak and ponderous earlier than a match in Buenos Aires.
Maradona, who received the World Cup with Argentina in 1986 and is taken into account one of many biggest gamers of all time, has suffered frequent durations in hospital over time, usually because of his extravagant life-style.