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Argentines Remember Maradona as He Lies in State

Argentines crowded near the presidential mansion Thursday where football star Diego Maradona’s funeral is being held.

Thousands of Argentines faced police officers and long lines to pay their respects to the legendary midfielder, who died of a cardiorespiratory issue at the age of 60 a day earlier.

Maradona lay in state, his casket draped in an Argentine flag and his number 10 jersey, at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires Thursday. Open visitation began at 6:15am local time, after a few private details ⇒

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