Today, Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona has reportedly died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Diego Maradona reportedly had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain.
Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time and the pinaccle of his illustrious career was when he helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.
May his soul rest in peace.
Tributes have poured in from the football world (Fans and footballers alike) on social media.
See some tributes below ;
Glen wrote ;
RIP Maradona. One of the greatest footballers to grace the game.
2020 is hands down the worst year.
Kevin wrote ;
This will be on repeat today. Such sad news breaking of Diego Maradona’s passing. Rest peacefully, legend
Irish wrote ;
RIP Diego Maradona.
Asked what present he wanted for his recent 60th birthday.
“I dream of being able to score another goal against England, this time with the right hand!”
Andi Petrillo wrote ;
Maradona has always been a marvel. What a jovial spirit gone too soon. So much was misunderstood. May you now be in peace.
Yes. Man can be forgiven of his crime. But for that he has to be a genius.
Farewell, Maradona. pic.twitter.com/TScRzAWmLp
— Anand Ranganathan (@ARanganathan72) November 25, 2020