TNC Desk, Nov 26
Football and the world of sports have lost a greatest player of all time as Diego Maradona on Wednesday passes away. The Argentina soccer legend reportedly died due to heart failure.
According to information received, the autopsy report revealed acute secondary lung edema to exacerbated chronic heart failure as cause for the death of the 60-year-old football legend. Argentina has announced three days national mourning to mark the passing away of Maradona, who was magician with football at his feeet.
As the news of Maradona’s death was confirmed by The Argentine Football Association, the social media platform flooded with condolence post and posts highlighting the player’s achievements.
Apart from successful sports career, several controversies were associated with the football legend.
“An icon has rested! Our sincere heartfelt condolences to the family of Diego Maradona, friends and to the people of Argentina for the loss. #RIPDiegoMaradona,” tweeted GOR MAHIA FC, Kenya’s most successful club
“Diego Maradona was a maestro of football, who enjoyed global popularity. Throughout his career, he gave us some of the best sporting moments on the football field. His untimely demise has saddened us all. May his soul rest in peace,” tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Football and the world of sports has lost one of its greatest players today. Rest in Peace Diego Maradona! You shall be missed,” tweeted Sachin Tendulkar.
Arguably one of the greatest sportsman of all time. Saddened to hear about the passing away of the great Diego Maradona.
My heartfelt condolences to his family,”Virender Sehwag.