"The surgical intervention on Maradona has ended. Thankfully everything went perfectly. We are grateful to the medical department of the Olivos Clinic for their professionalism and humanity.
"Now we will wait for recovery so that he can go back to work as soon as possible," Matias Morla, Maradona's legal representative, told reporters.
The 58-year-old was having a routine medical check-up in his home country when doctors detected the problem.
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