Diego Maradona Passes Away: Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Nimrat Kaur mourn the demise of the legendary footballer

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Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona breathed his last on Wednesday. The 60-year-old Argentine World Cup-winning captain died of a heart attack. According to the reports, Maradona battled health issues since the last few months. Argentinian media and acquaintances of the former player said that he suffered a heart attack at his home in the outskirts of Buenos Aires.

The news of the legendary footballer’s death came as a huge shock to his fans all over the world. Several Bollywood celebs took to their social media handles to bid goodbye to their icon.

Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “#RIPMaradona legend!#GOAT”

Riteish Deshmukh shared an image of the legendary footballer and wrote, “This image says it all. GOST#Maradona Rest In Glory”

Nimrat Kaur tweeted, “Long live the legend and his legacy…#RIPMaradona”

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra wrote, “The magician has dribbled and twirled and swerved and ducked and then suddenly picked up speed but this time away from us and into the great beyond. The greatest footballer of all time! Farewell ”

Diego was the first football player I ever heard of. The 86 final was the first match I ever saw. He triggered what has been a lifetime of deep love and passion for the game for me. Can’t believe he’s gone so soon, ” tweeted Vikramaditya Motwane.

Shah Rukh Khan wrote, “Diego Maradona….you made football even more beautiful. You will be sorely missed and may you entertain and enthral heaven as you did this world. RIP….”

 

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You can check out other celeb’s reaction to Maradona’s death below:

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Priyanka Chopra

This is the saddest day for all soccer lovers out there. May the legendary footballer’s soul rest in peace.

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