Legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60, it is being reported this evening.
Regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Diego Maradona had been struggling with his health in recent years. He will be remembered for guiding Argentina to the World Cup in 1986 and leading Napoli to their first ever Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990.
BREAKING NEWS: Morre Diego Maradona pic.twitter.com/QiOyPkqWoX
— CNN Brasil (@CNNBrasil) November 25, 2020
Tributes have been pouring in on social media since the news of Maradona's death broke.
Legendary 💔 pic.twitter.com/BRd5oAXV9S
— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) November 25, 2020
Never seen a player move as fluidly as Maradona, genuinely as if the ball was an organic extension of him.
He had a lot of different incarnations and meant a lot to different people - most of all Argentina and Naples - but as much as anything was the pure freedom of football.
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) November 25, 2020
— AFTV (@AFTVMedia) November 25, 2020
A massive loss to the world of football and sport as a whole.