Football World React to The Tragic Death of Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona death
  • Iconic Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, according to multiple reports in Argentina.
  • Diego Maradona died on November 25, 2020.
  • Argentinian and Football legend Diego Maradona death cause is a heart attack.

Diego Maradona, the greatest football icon the world has ever seen, the greatest football player the world will ever have, the legend, the icon, the greatest, Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, according to Clarin.

The legendary Diego Maradona is considered the world’s greatest football player of all time. He was the idol of most successful football players that we see today. The world is saddened by the death of a footballing icon. He will always remain in our hearts, as the greatest ever to step on the football pitch.

Diego Maradona was such a great player that it was a dream of every football player to meet him once in their lives. The void that Diego Maradona has left behind will never be filled and his legacy will go on to live forever.

What Caused Maradona’s Death?

Diego Maradona death cause is reported to be a heart attack. That is said by the Argentinian’s lawyer himself. The Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona died at his home in Buenos Aires of a heart attack.

The Argentinian’s spokesman, Sebastian Sanchi, said that Diego Maradona died on Wednesday of a heart attack, just two weeks after being released from a hospital in Buenos Aires following a brain surgery.

Famous Players Tribute to The Legend

The football world is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Diego Maradona. Famous football stars and icons have expressed their grief and sorrow over the death of the legendary Diego Maradona.

The legendary Brazilian superstar and world cup winner, Pele said that he lost a very ‘special’ friend and he hopes to play football in the sky with Maradona.

“I have lost a dear friend. And the world has lost a legend. There is a lot more to say but I hope God gives his family strength. One day, I hope, we will play football together in the sky.”

Liverpool’s Mo Salah expressed his grief following the death of Diego Maradona in the following words:

“A legend of the football universe gone too soon. My thoughts are with his family, friends, and fans all over the world.”

Arguably the greatest Argentinian player after Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi spoke about the death of his idol in the following words:

“A very sad day for all Argentines and for football. He has left us, although, he hasn’t really left, because Diego is eternal. I will keep all the beautiful moments I lived with him and I want to take this opportunity to send my condolences to all his family and friends.”

Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his grief over Diego Maradona’s death and expressed his sorrow in the following words.

“Today I say goodbye to a friend and the world say goodbye to an eternal genius. One of the best of all time. An incomparable magician. He leaves too soon, but leave a legacy without limits and a void that will never be filled. Rest in peace, star.”

Brazil’s legendary Ronaldinho was deeply saddened by the death of his idol Diego Maradona.

“My friend, my idol, my number 10, thank you for every moment in your company, whether in games or in simple dinner. It inspired me during my career and when I met you and we played that 5-a-side, it was one of the best nights in my life. I was on the field with my idols. Rest in peace, my idol, I love you… the witch of the witches! Eternal.”

Barcelona and Netherlands legend, Johan Cruyff’s social media page also expressed his grief following Diego Maradona death.

“Rest in peace, Diego Armando Maradona. You are eternal.”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Maradona is immortal and he will always be remembered by the football lovers.

“Maradona is not dead, he is immortal. God gave the world the best gifted football player of all times. He will live forever and ever.”

Brazil’s legend Ronaldo Lima believes the void that Diego Maradona death has left will never be filled.

“What a sad day for football lovers. Our sport loses one of its greatest idols. I lose a friend, whose talent inspired me once when I was a kid. Upset by his departure, but grateful our stories crossed paths in life. El Pibe, his legacy is eternal. His magic in the field will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, my friend.”

SSC Napoli’s social media also expressed the grief following Diego Maradona death. The Argentinian blessed the Italian side with 2 Serie A titles and the fans in Naples held Maradona beloved. The city of Naples in deep shock following the news of Diego Maradona death.

“The world awaits our words but there are no words to describe the pain we are going through. Now is the time to grieve.”

English legend David Beckham was deeply grieved to hear the tragic news of Diego Maradona death. He described his pain in the following words:

“A sad day for Argentina and a sad for the football world as we celebrate the greatness of what this man gave us… Someone that played with passion, spirit, and nothing less than a pure genius. I was so exicted to meet Diego and we will miss him. Rest in peace.”

Ruud Gullit expressed his sorrow following the departure of Diego Maradona in the following words:

“You will live on forever in my heart and the hearts of many other football lovers. The best player I have and seen and played against. Rest easy, Diego.”

Tennis Association also expressed their sorrow over the loss of a great sporting icon.