Diego Maradona: paternity suit that delays the cremation of the body of the Argentine football star

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The legend,

Maradona was buried in a private cemetery near Buenos Aires.

Almost a month after Diego Maradona’s death from cardiopulmonary arrest, legal disputes arise over his paternity and inheritance.

The Argentine judiciary ruled last Wednesday that the body of the football legend “must be preserved” until solve a pending paternity process, thus postponing incineration plans.

The lawsuit was filed by a 25-year-old woman, Magalí Gil, who claims that Maradona could be his father. The court responded by saying that a DNA sample had to be presented from the footballer to solve the case.

Maradona had two daughters conceived in marriage, but after divorce He hasBIA acknowledged the paternity of six other children. Gil is not included.