Football fans around the world are in mourning after legendary player, Diego Maradona, died age 60…

The legend allegedly passed away from a heart attack, just two weeks after he underwent surgery for a blood clot in his brain. He died at his home in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Maradona leaves behind his wife of 20 years and five children (by four different women).

According to reports, the footballer was at home when he told his nephew he wasn’t feeling well, and went to bed. His body was discovered by a nurse later that day.

Diego Armando Maradona (Photo by PRESSINPHOTO/MagazineFeatures.co.za)

 

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The president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, has declared three days of mourning in the country.

“You took us to the top of the world. You made us immensely happy. You were the greatest of all. Thanks for having existed, Diego. We will miss you for a lifetime,” tweeted the president.

11/25/2020 – A mural of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is seen in the Spanish Quarter of Naples after the announcement of his death (Photo by IPA/Sipa USA/MagazineFeatures.co.za)

 

Tributes poured in from around the world:

 

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