Thiruvananthapuram: The Government of Kerala announced a two-day mourning on Thursday in the state’s sports arena in honor of Argentina’s legendary footballer Diego Maradona. Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday. After Maradona’s death, Kerala Sports Minister EP Jayarajan (Sports Minister EP Jayarajan) has announced a 2-day mourning in Kerala (Kerala) to pay tribute to him. At the same time, the Government of Goa will install a large statue of Maradona in the coastal area early next year.
Read this also: – 9-feet statue of Diego Maradona unveiled, showing his best goal
Let me tell you that Maradona came to India three times. He visited Kolkata twice and Kerala once. State Sports Minister EP Jayarajan announced a condolence saying that football fans around the world are depressed after the death of Maradona. He said, “Even in Kerala, lakhs of fans are not believing about his death.”
Read this also: – Kerala government issued such a warning for the next one year to defend against Corona
Jayarajan said that in such a situation, the State Sports Department has decided to observe two days of mourning from Thursday. Maradona is considered a great football player along with Pelé of Brazil. Two weeks ago, Maradona underwent surgery to remove a blood clot in the brain. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan expressed condolences on the death of Diego Maradona on Wednesday, saying that Maradona fans across the world will feel the lack of this great player.
On his death, Cricket Board of India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly also tweeted and wrote that I was no more a hero. My Mad Genius Rest in Peace. I used to watch football for you. Let us tell you that Ganguly played a charity match with Maradona in Kolkata in 2017.
(Input – Agency Language)