Diego Maradona: Argentines in tears as football legend dies at 60

Diego Maradona: Argentines in tears as football legend dies at 60

- Diego Maradona's death has thrown a lot of people into mourning

- The Legend passed on at the age of 60 shortly after undergoing brain surgery

- Images of Argentines mourning the death of the World Cup winner has surfaced online

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Diego Maradona's sudden demise remains a monumental loss to his country people, Argentina, and the world at large.

The FIFA World Cup winner was confirmed dead Wednesday, November 25, about 13 days after leaving the hospital following his brain surgery.

Maradona was said to have undergone an operation earlier this month to remove a blood clot in his brain - a process that went without complications.

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Diego Maradona: Argentina mourn as legendary World Cup winner dies at 60
Diego Maradona: Argentinians mourning football legend after his death at age 60. Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency
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Pictures show mixed reactions to the death of the former Barcelona and Napoli legend as some were seen shedding tears, a few were sobbing and others celebrating the legend's legacy.

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Almost everyone had something worn to pay lasting respect to the god of soccer in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.

Maradona played in four FIFA World Cups and led them to triumph in the 1986 edition of the competition but have since then not had the chance to lift the title.

Lionel Messi made attempt in 2014 as they got to the final but were beaten by Germany by a Mario Gotze extra-time goal in Brazil.

Meanwhile, tributes from across the globe have been trooping in with top football superstars and legends sending their condolences.

Legit.ng earlier reported Diego Maradona's death has thrown the entire football world into mourning as the legend was reported dead on Wednesday, November 25.

The 1986 FIFA World Cup winner recently left the hospital after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.

His death has not only left his family bereaved, some other people who had a personal relationship with him are also shaken by his death.

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