Every leader and football fan has been left to mourn the demise of a global icon Diego Armando Maradona.
The late Diego Maradona was a genius gamer who personified a golden era in football to became the greatest player of all time.
The Argentine government has declared three days of mourning as more tributes continue to come in.
“You took us to the highest point in the world and made us immensely happy. You were the greatest of all. Thank you for having been with us, Diego. We will miss you all our lives, “President Alberto Fernandez said.
Here are Tweets from a few global and local leader sending their condolences.
Diego Maradona inculcated the love of soccer in millions of people across the globe, turning the game into almost some kind of religion. He inspired the youth on to the pitch. May He Rest In Eternal Peace. pic.twitter.com/215ImivIDc
— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) November 25, 2020
We will miss his strength, tactics, tricks, desire not seen before in football and his artistic instincts in front of goal. Our thoughts are with the family, their loved ones and the football fraternity. Rest In Peace Legend.
— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) November 25, 2020
Rest in peace Legend. You defined a football generation. You lived football and the world will honor and remember you forever. Till we meet again. pic.twitter.com/XwL9LSNwnk
— Nick Mwendwa (@Nmwendwa) November 25, 2020
"No matter what you have done with your life, Diego, it matters what you have done for our lives" 👏
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola describes the impact Diego Maradona has had on world football 🌎 pic.twitter.com/x2OKjZ1msy
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 25, 2020
Diego Maradona was basically Muhammad Ali, Michael Jackson and Kanye West combined into one person. The magnitude of his fame is beyond mainstream Australia's provincial perception. https://t.co/w7QPXfcGwu
— Vince Rugari (@VinceRugari) November 26, 2020
Good morning, for the love of Diego Maradona pic.twitter.com/kgCYlJMcNb
— Natalie Alcoba (@nataliealcoba) November 26, 2020
Mon idole est décédée,
RIP Diego Armando Maradona, my first ever football shirt, the man behind my love for football
Gracias El Pibe 💔
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— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) November 25, 2020
A genius of his art. A master of our game. One of the all-time greats.
Rest in peace, Diego Maradona. 💙 pic.twitter.com/SRsFhnGrlX
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 25, 2020
Maradona, died of a heart attack on Wednesday at his home in Argentina at the age of 60. Early November, Maradona had a successful surgery on a brain blood clot.