Maradona in hospital with kidney stones

Updated: January 15, 2012, 12:57 PM ET
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Diego Maradona has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai for the removal of kidney stones.

Maradona's club Al Wasl says the coach and former Argentina great complained of abdominal pains on Sunday and was taken to a hospital. Doctors determined he'll need surgery, which is scheduled for later Sunday.

Maradona coached Al Wasl to a 2-1 victory over Al Ahli on Saturday night.

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