The South American
country of Argentina has payed tribute to football legend Diego Maradona, who brought
the country close to the game of football.
Mr. Maradona was a world-renowned
football player. He was the one who helped his country to wrist the 1986 World
He has millions of
fans across the world. His fans have expressed their disbelief in the death of Mr.
Tens of thousands of
people have gathered in the presidential palace of Argentina, where the coffin
of the legend has been placed.
What led to the death
of the football legend was an unexpected heart attack.
The death of Mr. Maradona
has marked the end of an era, which treated the game of football as an emotion –
not just as a game.
The majority of his
fans who have gathered near the presidential place in Argentina have turned
At a point, the overwhelming
emotional outburst has transformed into a confrontation with the law enforcement
Mr. Maradona was not just
a legendary footballer for Argentinians. He was as tall as a historic hero.
If Argentina is now a
very powerful football team, it owes this legend for the height the team has
Hope that this legend will continue to live in the heart of football lovers as long as football exists.
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