Argentine striker Diego Maradona had an incomparable talent and wrote unforgettable pages in the history of football, said Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60. In early November, he underwent brain surgery, and on November 11, he was released from the hospital, where he was recovering from the operation.
“The whole world mourns the passing of Maradona, who, with his incomparable talent, wrote unforgettable pages in the history of football. Goodbye, eternal champion,” Conte wrote on Twitter.
Earlier, the Italian club Napoli, in which the Argentine became a two-time national champion, expressed condolences connected with Maradona’s death.
In total, Maradona played 259 games and scored 115 goals for Napoli. In addition to two Championships, he won the UEFA Cup and the Italian Cup once, and the national Super Cup.