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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is cracking jokes as he makes an “amazing” recovery following surgery for a brain clot, his personal physician told reporters on Wednesday evening.

Leopoldo Luque, also Maradona’s neurosurgeon, said the 60-year-old had “no neurological damage” and he was “amazed by his recovery” at the Olivos Clinic in Buenos Aires province where he underwent the operation on Tuesday.

“Diego joked, made jokes. I’m excited . . .

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