15 Jan '12, 9pm

Football: Maradona in Dubai hospital

Football: Maradona in Dubai hospital

DUBAI: Former Argentinian football great Diego Maradona was successfully treated for kidney stones at a Dubai hospital on Sunday, the Al-Wasl club he coaches said. The 51 year old began feeling pain after the club's match on Saturday and was later admitted to hospital, an Al-Wasl spokesman said, adding that the treatment was successful and that Maradona is expected to be released on Monday. Maradona hopes to be able to return to the club for a January 23 match, the spokesman added. The 1986 World Cup-winner signed a contract with Al-Wasl in June, 11 months after he was dismissed as the manager of Argentina's national team.

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