PM Modi paid tribute to Diego Maradona, wrote- He was a master of football

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted and paid tribute to Diego Maradona on Thursday morning. PM Modi wrote that Maradona was a master of football.

PM Modi paid tribute to Diego Maradona

Argentine veteran footballer Diego Maradona died on Wednesday. He breathed his last at the age of 60, after which there is a wave of mourning in the sports world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted and paid tribute to Diego Maradona on Thursday morning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote in his tweet, ‘Diego Maradona was a master of football, who was loved by people all over the world. Throughout his career, he gave people great moments on the football field. We are all saddened by his death, may God rest his soul.

Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, cricket captain Virat Kohli, former captain Sourav Ganguly, big stars of many sections paid tribute to Diego Maradona. Maradona was very much a fan in India, he also visited Kolkata in 2017. 

Please tell that Diego Maradona died due to heart attack. The Argentine government has announced a three-day national mourning over the death of football great Diego Maradona. 

Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday at his home in the Tigre district on the northern outskirts of the capital Buenos Aires. Prosecutor General John Bryd of San Isidro, Argentina, said he died of natural causes. According to Bryd, Maradona died at his home near San Andres on the northern outskirts of the capital at around 12.00 pm local time on Wednesday.