new Delhi: The entire sports world has been mourned by the death of veteran footballer Diego Maradona (Diego Armando Maradona). On social media, all are paying homage to this great hero. Team India veteran Sachin Tendulkar has lamented the passing away of legendary footballer Diego Maradona, saying that the football and sports world has lost one of its greatest sons.
Sharing the picture of Diego Armando Maradona on the shoulder of his teammates for the trophy after the 1986 World Cup victory, Sachin wrote, ‘Football and sports lost one of their greatest sons. Rest in peace Diego. Will miss you
That famous goal by Diego Maradona, called- ‘The hand of god’
Football and the world of sports has lost one of its greatest players today.
Rest in Peace Diego Maradona!
You shall be missed. pic.twitter.com/QxhuROZ5a5
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 25, 2020
Sourav Ganguly, the President of BCCI and former player of the Indian team, tweeted and recalled Maradona (Diego Armando Maradona) and wrote, ‘My hero is no more. My Mad Genius is now free from the cycle of life and death. I used to watch football just for you ‘.
My hero no more ..my mad genius rest in peace ..I watched football for you .. pic.twitter.com/JhqFffD2vr
– Sourav Ganguly (@ SGanguly99) November 25, 2020
Celtiano Ronaldo, a great Portuguese player, described Maradona as a magician and said that he left the world very quickly. Ronaldo tweeted, ‘Today I said goodbye to a good friend of mine and the world to a great genius. The greatest magician of all time in the world. He left early but left a legacy behind him and a void that can never be filled. May your soul rest in peace. You can never be forgotten ‘.
Hoje despeço-me de um amigo eo Mundo despede-se de um génio eterno. Um dos melhores de todos os tempos. Um mágico inigualável. Parte demasiado cedo, mas deixa um legado sem limites e um vazio que jamais será preenchido. Descansa em paz, craque. Nunca serás esquecidopic.twitter.com/WTS21uxmdL
– Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) November 25, 2020
Messi shared some pictures in his post, in which he is seen quite happy at an event with Maradona. Messi wrote in his message, ‘Very sad for all the people of Argentina and football: the day. He left us and left but he cannot go far because Diego is immortal. I spent with that great person ‘.
Sir Vivian Richards of the West Indies mourned the passing away of legendary footballer Diego Maradona, tweeted and wrote, ‘Can not believe that the football great is no longer in this world. Rest in peace Diego. My condolences to your family.
Great football player Diego Armando Maradona is no more, Argentina won the World Cup
Batsman VVS Laxman wrote, ‘One of the greats of the game, Diego Maradona passed away. Sad day for the sports world. Condolences to his family, friends and well-wishers’.
One of the greatest icons of the game Diego Maradona passes away, a very sad day for World sports. Condolences to his family, friends and well-wishers. pic.twitter.com/JGFtQJ0vDu
– VVS Laxman (@ VVSLaxman281) November 25, 2020
Former India hockey captain Viren Raskinha wrote, ‘Thank you for all the memories and madness’.
Former Indian footballer IM Vijayan wrote, ‘God of football, may God rest your soul’.
Diego Armando Maradona, who made Argentina the world champion in 1986, died of a heart attack. A few days before his death, he underwent surgery for a blood clot in the head this month. The former Argentina midfielder and manager is counted among the game’s all-time greatest players.