Sadness spread among football fans and fans all over the world, after the announcement of the death of Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona of a heart attack at the age of 60.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez mourned the legend of his country in a tweet on Twitter, saying, “You took us to the top of the world, we are very happy, you were greater than everyone else, thank you for being Diego, we will remember you for life.”
After the death of Maradona, the official account of the Argentina national team changed its picture on the communication site to a black mark of mourning, saying goodbye to his most famous star in poignant terms.
Major international clubs interacted on social media with the death of Maradona, and expressed their deep sadness at the loss of football, one of the best touched in history.
The Spanish club Barcelona – the first European club that Maradona played for – came at the forefront of the clubs that called the Argentine legend, thanking him for everything.
Many English clubs participated in Maradona’s obituary in great terms of praise for his addition to the round witch, publishing memorial pictures of the deceased with their players or his presence in the walls of those clubs, such as Tottenham, Manchester City, Chelsea and other English teams.
The Arab interactions reached a wide range, until the tag (# Maradona) in the Arabic language reached the third place in the list of the most forefront on Twitter, with the participation of activists and media professionals in the sports field as well.
In the context, a number of current and retired football stars have expressed their deep sadness for the loss of Maradona, led by the Brazilian legend Pele, who posted a tweet on Twitter, saying, “What sad news. I lost a great friend and lost the world a legend.”
The retired Egyptian legend, Mohamed Abu Trika, expressed his grief over the death of the Argentine star, saying, “Diego Armando Maradona died … Football is sad and the world is sad for the departure of better than touching it and enjoying its fans … a sad day.”
Big stars such as Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Frenchman Kylian Mbappe, and retired Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas also participated in bidding farewell to Maradona and recalling his creativity and great football legacy that he left.