Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of national mourning for the death of legendary soccer player Diego Maradona. This is reported by the press service of the head of state, writes El Territorio.
“You took us to the top of the world. You have made us immensely happy. You were the greatest. We will always miss you, Diego,” he wrote on Twitter.
Diego Maradona died on November 25 at the age of 60. According to preliminary data, he died at home from cardiac arrest.
Maradona is best known for playing for Barcelona (1982-1984), Napoli (1984 — 1991), and the Argentina national team, with which he became world champion in 1986.
He was also the coach of the Argentina national team. The last place of work was the Argentine club Gimnasia y Esgrima Gimnasia and which he led in September 2019.
On November 11, it was reported that Diego Maradona, who had previously undergone surgery for a brain hemorrhage, was discharged from the hospital.
In January last year, Diego Maradona was admitted to a hospital in Buenos Aires after discovering a stomach bleed.
Nos llevaste a lo más alto del mundo. Nos hiciste inmensamente felices. Fuiste el más grande de todos.
Gracias por haber existido, Diego. Te vamos a extrañar toda la vida. pic.twitter.com/pAf38sRlGC
— Alberto Fernández (@alferdez) November 25, 2020