OUWA – Maradona Dies, Soccer World Grieves. The news of Diego Maradona’s death from a heart attack on Wednesday (25/11), shocked the world of soccer fans. Soccer figures, clubs, and institutions immediately expressed their condolences for the departure of the legendary Argentine green field.
Gary Lineker, who scored for England in a 1-2 defeat by Argentina in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final, tweeted, “Reports from Argentina say Diego Armando Maradona has died. So far, the best player of my generation and arguably the greatest of all time. After a blessed but troubled life, may she finally find comfort in God’s hands. #RipDiego
Boca Juniors, the club Maradona defended before being transferred for an exorbitant price by Barcelona in 1982, tweeted: “A lasting thank you. The immortal Diego. “