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Diego Maradona dies: Ronaldo pens touching note to one of the greatest footballers


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

26th Nov, 2020. 12:14 am
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Legendary Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo is deeply saddened on the passing of iconic footballer Diego Maradona, who passed away due to heart failure aged 60.

Ronaldo took to his Twitter handle and pens touching tribute to Diego Maradona, who was adored globally for his skills.

“Today I say goodbye to a friend and the world says goodbye to an eternal genius. One of the best ever. An unparalleled magician. He leaves too soon but leaves a legacy without limits and a void that will never be filled. Rest in peace, ace. You will never be forgotten,” he wrote. 

It is pertinent to mention here that one of the legendary footballers of all time, Diego Armando Maradona passes away aged 60 who had been struggling with health issues.

According to the details, he had undergone a brain surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain earlier this month.

He, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest which becomes the reason of his death.

Born in 1960 in Lanús, Buenos Aires, started his professional career for Argentinos Juniors before playing for Boca Juniors.

Brain Surgery

Earlier this month, Maradona had undergone brain surgery to remove a blood clot.

His personal physician had said that the Argentinian recovered well as he “laughed and grabbed my hand” a day after the procedure.

“Diego is without any type of neurological deficit, without any type of complication associated with surgery,” Luque had said.

“Diego is fine, he is with analgesia. We are trying to make him recover progressively. They are decisions of the therapy doctors, with whom we are in full agreement. We are working together, along the same lines, and Diego has been responding very well.

“He is in a post-operative period and the moods are difficult to assess. However, when we removed the drain today he laughed, looked at me, grabbed my hand, and the first impression is it is favourable, but it is difficult to evaluate.”

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