Diego Maradona was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, eight days after having brain surgery.
The Argentina soccer legend had remained at the private Olivos Clinic in Buenos Aires after having an operation to remove a subdural hematoma, a blood clot in his brain.
Maradona, who is in charge of Argentina’s top division side Gimnasia y La Plata, suffered from “episodes of confusion” linked to withdrawal symptoms from alcohol dependency while recovering from surgery.
“Diego is collected and eager to rehabilitate himself,” Maradona’s lawyer, Matias Morla, said on Wednesday.
“What he needs now is for his family to be united and be surrounded by health professionals.”