Maradona has kidney stone treatment in Dubai

15 January 2012 06:16

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.

Source: AFP