Tributes are pouring in for the legendary Argentine footballer, who is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time. Maradona died at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, according to his lawyers. 

Earlier this month, the Argentine legend underwent brain surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain. Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time before drug and alcohol addiction marred his career, died at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said , according to a report by reuters 

Maradona was among the best players in history and led his country to the 1986 World Cup title. He was 60. Maradona was famous for the “Hand of God” goal in which he punched the ball into England’s net during the 1986 World Cup quarterfinals. 

• Played in 4 World Cups 
• Won 1986 World Cup and Golden Ball 
• Won 9 club titles with Boca Juniors (1), Barcelona (3) and Napoli (5) Tributes Pele pays tribute to the late Diego Maradona.
"What 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 his family. "One day, I hope we can play ball together in the sky."
Cristiano Ronaldo also paid tribute
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.
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Alice Is The Devil wrote :   Maradona's death hits me weird cause while I am disconnected from sports, a fav character in a story is heavily influenced by him and I can only imagine how much joy and inspiration he brought by playing. 

Murray Adair wrote : A lot of reflection on what hands of God did. View that Maradona's led to the greatest goal after. Wrong. Joe Jordan at Anfield led to Scotland going to Argentina and Gemmil's goal against NL; that was the best goal. 

Bengarzi wrote : I was fortunate enough to have watched just a bit of Diego Maradona. The Best there was and will forever be for me! Only Lionel Messi came close to Diego as the GOA. 

Bryan Whitney wrote : The 80s were bleak in Ireland growing up but I remember watching the World Cup to initially support Northern Ireland but being totally mesmerised by Maradona. Didnt know enough to know he was a once in a lifetime player at the time. Diego gone but never will be forgotten.

@danielmaviiin wrote:   In the 1986 World Cup Quarter Final game vs England, he scored a goal using his hand.Known as the ‘Hand of God’, the controversial goal earned the Argentine notoriety and irked the England fans. But Maradona silenced his critics with his second goal of the match at Mexico City. 

Musa wrote : His out of his damn mind, yes its a sad day for football to lose a great such as Maradona but to retire number 10 of all teams is exaggerating, why not Napoli or Barcelona rather. Napoli alreasy re-naming their stadium to honor Maradona, Villas-Boas nees to shut up.