Diego Maradona Football legend breathed his last on Wednesday. Maradona, who won Argentina’s World Cup in 1986, was paid tribute by legendary players including Sourav Ganguly, Cristiano Ronaldo. Not just sports, but many politicians and Bollywood stars, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, remembered the legendary footballer. Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that today the world and the sporting world have lost a great player.
Maradona gave many memorable moments in football: Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to Maradona. He tweeted- Diego Maradona was a football legend. His fame was worldwide. He gave us many memorable moments in football. His sudden departure left everyone deeply shocked.
Diego Maradona was a maestro of football, who enjoyed global popularity. Throughout his career, he gave us some of the best sporting moments on the football field. His untimely demise has saddened us all. May his soul rest in peace.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 26, 2020
Ronaldo said – unique magician
Portugal’s star footballer Ronaldo tweeted that unique wizard. They left us early but left their legacy. No one can fill your gap. Will never forget you
Hoje despeço-me de um amigo e o 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 esquecido.???????? pic.twitter.com/WTS21uxmdL
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) November 25, 2020
ICC pays tribute
The International Cricket Council tweeted and paid tribute to the legendary footballer. The ICC wrote that there are very few people in sports who can say that they inspired a generation. But great players inspire many generations.
“Not many in sport can say they inspired a generation. But the greatest inspire many generations.”
Tributes have poured in from the cricketing world for football legend Diego Maradona, who has passed away aged 60.
— ICC (@ICC) November 25, 2020