Last night the entire world was shell shocked with the news of the demise of the Diego Maradona. He dies of a heart attack two weeks after he was hospitalised. No sooner the news of his demise spread like wildfire, imminent sportsmen not only from the football fraternity but also from other sports paid tribute to the late Argentine. Formula-1 stalwart Lewis Hamilton, Rafael Nadal, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jurgen Klopp, Lionel Messi and many others were the ones who remembered the former Argentine star. Sachin Tendulkar Mourns Diego Maradona’s Demise, Says ‘World of Sports Has Lost One of Its Greatest’.

Even the BCCI President Sourav Ganguly tweeted about the time when the Golden Boy was in Kolkata to play a friendly match.  Even Pele who was once his competition said that he wishes to play football in heaven with Maradona. "I have lost a great friend and the world lost a legend. One day, I hope, we will play football together in heaven," he said. The 80-year-old further prayed for his family and asked for strength for them. Now, let's have a look at the tweets by stars below:

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Sachin Tendulkar 

David Beckham

Yuvraj Singh

Sourav Ganguly 




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Rafael Nadal 


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Zlatan Ibrahimovic



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Even the football clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City and others paid tributes to the perished star. Needless to say that the fans are also heart broken with the news of his demise and have gathered in Bueno Aires mourning the death of the football star.

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