The President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, called Maradona a large-scale personality who deserves thanks for his incredible talent. This was announced on Wednesday, November 25, on the organization’s website.
“Today is an incredibly sad day, our Diego has left us. <...> Our silence, our tears, our pain are the only things that we feel deep inside. He was so unique, he was Diego Armando Maradona, a legend, a hero and a man, ”quotes the head of FIFA“ Moscow 24 ”.
The death of 60-year-old Argentine footballer Diego Maradona became known earlier that day. The athlete died of a heart attack in a house in the San Andres area in the city of Tigre, where he was recovering from an operation. The cause of death of the Argentine footballer Diego Maradona was acute heart failure. In connection with the death of Maradona, the Argentine authorities declared three days of mourning.
Maradona is the 1986 FIFA World Champion. Then the fame brought him a goal against England, scored by hand. The arbitrator did not record the violation of the rules. This goal caused a fight in the stands. After the game, Maradona said: “I did not touch the ball, it was the hand of God.”