Soccer star Maradona to undergo surgery for subdural hematoma - source, local media

A banner with a portrait of Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona hangs outside the hospital where he was admitted due to being anemic and dehydrated, according to his personal physician, in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina soccer star Diego Maradona will undergo surgery for a subdural hematoma within hours, a source with knowledge of the situation and local media said on Tuesday.

Maradona had been hospitalized since Monday night for anemia and dehydration, though his condition had been improving, his personal doctor said earlier in the day.

Reporting by Ramiro Scandalo; Writing by Cassandra Garrison