Football legend Diego Maradona passed away at his Buenos Aires home today. The former Argentinean player and one the greatest footballers died at the age of 60. Earlier this month he had a surgery on a blood clot in his brain.

Maradona scored famous goal against England in the 1986 quarter-final. He led the Argentinean team in 1986 when Argentina won the World Cup. The President of Argentine declared three days of national mourning. Argentine Football Association said “he will always be in our hearts.” Famous footballer Lionel Messi said it was a sad day for the football world.

Football legend Pele wrote ” I lost a great friend and the world lost a legend. There is still much to be said, but for now, may God give strength to family members. One day, I hope we can play ball together in the sky.”


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