Prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the demise of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona. In a tweet, PM Modi wrote, “Diego Maradona was a maestro of soccer, who loved international recognition. All through his profession, he gave us a few of the greatest sporting moments on the soccer area. His premature demise has saddened us all. Might his soul relaxation in peace.”
A number of politicians have shared condolence messages upon listening to the information of demise of the person who in 1986 took the Argentinian staff to new heights by successful the World Cup last in Mexico. It was additionally the identical World Cup match the place he scored a 51st minute purpose towards England within the quarter finals which later got here to be referred to as the ‘Hand of God’ purpose. He additionally scored the second purpose within the match which ended England’s 1986 World Cup marketing campaign. The second purpose, the place he beat six English defenders, was later named it the “Objective of the Century” by FIFA.
Maradona after the match had famously stated, “(I scored) slightly with the top of Maradona and slightly with the hand of God.”
Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday additionally took to Twitter to precise his grief upon listening to the information of Diego Armando Maradona’s demise. He wrote, “There shall be no one other Maradona born once more. He’s the primary Soccer Famous person we noticed dwell on tv. I couldn’t see the dwell recreation of nice Pele and mesmerizing Garrincha taking part in however I’m extraordinarily fortunate to see the dwell magic of MARADONA! RIP “God of Soccer”.
Goa minister Michael Lobo stated that he’ll set up a statue of Diego Maradona within the coastal belt of North district to encourage younger footballers and college students. Lobo instructed ANI, “I, not the Goa authorities, will set up the statue of Diego Maradona within the coastal belt of North district to encourage Goan youth.”
Maradona died because of a cardiac arrest in his residence at Buenos Aires. He was 60 12 months previous on the time of his passing. Regardless of being a prolific soccer participant, he struggled with drug abuse and weight problems points.
Maradona fame reached its zenith for his World Cup performances however soccer followers in Italy and internationally additionally keep in mind him for his performances whereas taking part in for Italian first division aspect Napoli, the place he remodeled the membership and led them to 2 Serie A titles.