- World Cup winner dies of heart attack in Buenos Aires
- Argentina declares three days of national mourning
- Maradona dies aged 60: tributes and reaction – latest updates
Argentina, Naples, and the world of football were in mourning last night at the death of Diego Maradona, in many people’s eyes the greatest player of all time, following a heart attack. He was 60.
The Argentinian president Alberto Fernández, who declared three days of national mourning, said that Maradona had taken his country to the “highest of the world” with his virtuoso performances in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. “You made us immensely happy,” he wrote. “You were the greatest of all. Thanks for having existed, Diego. We will miss you all our lives.”
Written by Sean Ingle, Sachin Nakrani and Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires
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