new Delhi: Argentine veteran footballer Diego Maradona (Diego Armando Maradona) died at the age of 60. The sports world has been plunged into grief after the death of the legendary footballer. All are paying tribute to him on social media. Maradona is one of the best football players in the world. He died of a heart attack. He was discharged from the hospital after a brain operation two weeks earlier.
Following Maradona’s death, a three-day national mourning has been announced in Argentina. The entire sports world is mourning his death. However, after his death, there was confusion on social media when people paid tribute to the pop queen Madonna instead of footballer Diego Maradona. Not only this, people are now making fun of this thing which is quite shocking and it is being severely condemned on social media.
RIP Madonna, you’ll be forever in our hearts. Legend. pic.twitter.com/EnMrIUZhRs
– little icah (@poemtoahoe) November 25, 2020
Diego Maradona is best remembered for his Hand of God goal against England in a 1986 World Cup match in Mexico. This match is one of the memorable matches of his life. England and Argentina were face to face in this match and this goal is the most disputed goal in the history of this game.
RIP Madonna didn’t even know she played football, truly one of the greats x pic.twitter.com/g10v3JURcf
– stephen (@stephensh_arp) November 25, 2020
In his international career with Argentina, Maradona won 91 caps and scored 34 goals. Maradona played in four FIFA World Cups, including the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. In this, he captained Argentina and led them to victory over West Germany in the final. In which he won the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament.
You cant beat the Americans
MFs mixed Maradona with Madonna pic.twitter.com/yK9V7sbnge
– Koma (@AFC_Koma) November 25, 2020
Argentina was the first player in football history to set a two-time world record transfer fee, first when he transferred to Barcelona for the then world record GBP 5 million, and second when he transferred another record fee to Napoli for GBP 6.9 million . He played for Argentine juniors, Boca juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla and Novels Old Boys during his club career and is most famous for his time in Napoli and Barcelona where he won several awards.
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In Argentina he was worshiped as ‘El Dios -The God’, a word on his number 10 shirt, ‘El Diez’. Diego in Rosario’s hometown There is a church in honor of Maradona named Iglesia Maradona. Which has been made by some of his fans.