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Football legend Diego Maradona 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.
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.
Messi said – Diego is endless
Leonal Messi of Argentina tweeted that this is sad news for the whole of Argentina and football. They did not even leave us because Diego is infinite. I will always keep good moments with him.
Barcelona Football Club shared the video and recalled him
One day we will play football together in the sky above: Pelé
Pelé tweeted that very sad news. I lost my best friend. There is a lot to say, but right now I pray to God to give courage to his family. Certainly one day we will play football together in the sky above.
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.
Ganguly said – My Hero is No More
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly tweeted that my hero is no more. My genius is no longer among us. I only watched football for you.
Sachin said – you will be missed
Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar tweeted that the football and sports world has lost a great player today. You will always be missed.