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Sport Maradona fans in Buenos Aires: "We will miss you"

00:50  26 november  2020
00:50  26 november  2020 Source:   de.euronews.com

'Find some comfort in the hands of God': Lineker leads tributes to football legend Maradona

  'Find some comfort in the hands of God': Lineker leads tributes to football legend Maradona Tributes are pouring in for legendary footballer Diego Maradona, who has died at the age of 60. Former England star Gary Lineker, who famously played against Maradona in the World Cup quarter-final in 1986, described his opponent as "the best player of my generation and arguably the greatest of all time".Maradona's infamous "hand of God" goal in that match led to Argentina progressing and ultimately winning the title, with the player widely credited as having hauled his team to victory.

A Boca Junior fans weeps after hearing of Diego Maradona ’s death. Buenos Aires - Argentina has declared three days of national mourning starting today, said a statement from Argentina’s President Alberto We will miss you all our lives,” said Argentina’s president Alberto Fernández in a tweet.

Diego Armando Maradona , Buenos Aires , Argentina, Nov. 25, 2020. | Photo: EFE. At the beginning of November, the soccer coach was hospitalized in a Buenos Aires clinic for days due to You were the greatest of all. Thank you for having existed, Diego. We will miss you all our lives," Argentina's

Highly emotionalized Maradona fans spontaneously gathered in Buenos Aires in front of the legendary "La Bombonera" stadium after his death became known. Here Maradona played from 1981 to 1982 and from 1995 to 1997 for Boca Juniors, his eternal football club. His farewell game also took place in 2001 in La Bombonera.

Junger Fan kniet vor La Bombomera © Natacha Pisarenko / Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Young fan kneels in front of La Bombomera Fans pray for Diego Maradona

"My voice trembles when I speak, I'm scared of crying," says a local resident who sheds tears roll over your cheeks.

"We will miss you", shout others and throw their arms in the air like after a legendary Maradona goal. Many applaud, others give a horn concert.

Napoli wear special fourth kit inspired by Argentina .
The football world is still mourning Argentine icon Diego Maradona's tragic death after he passed away following a heart attack at the age of 60 earlier this week. And on Sunday, Napoli's players wore a special fourth kit inspired by Argentina's strip in honour of their former star, who led the side to two Serie A titles and a UEFA Cup during an illustrious seven-year stay between 1984-1991.

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