November 25, 2020, at the age of 60, of a heart attack. Tributes have been multiplying since the announcement of the disappearance of El Pibe de Oro, and the Brazilian Pele wrote a moving message on social networks to share his sadness.
TRIBUTE FROM PELE
“What a sad news. I have lost a great friend and the world has lost a legend. There is still much to be said, but for now, may God give strength to those close to me. One day, I hope we can play ball together in paradise,” wrote the Brazilian legend.
Argentina: Guardiola thanks Maradona
After the winning of Manchester City against Olympiakos (1-0) this Wednesday in the Champions League, Pep Guardiola paid a vibrant tribute to the late Diego Maradona, who passed away at the end of the afternoon.
“There was a banner in Argentina, I think a year ago, which said ‘no matter what you did with your life Diego, what matters is what you did for our lives. That fits perfectly with what this guy has given us. A man of joy and pleasure, and through his investment in world football, he has made world football better,” the Manchester United coach said at a press conference.
Before continuing his plea. “His performances with Naples and with the Argentina team in Mexico in 1986, we talk about incredible things. May he rest in peace and on behalf of Manchester City, we embrace his family,” Guardiola concluded.