Diego Maradona's coaching staff at Gimnasia y La Plata resign following death

Diego Maradona's coaching staff at Gimnasia y La Plata resign following death

- Diego Maradona's coaching staff have decided to quit their jobs

- This is to show respect for the death of the Argentine soccer legend

- Maradona died in his house after heart attack and he has been buried

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Gimnasia y La Plata's coaching staff have all resigned from their positions at the club following the tragic death of their boss Diego Maradona who died after suffering heart attack.

Football men and women everywhere in the world are still mourning the death of the Argentine great just because of his excellent performances on the pitch during his active playing days.

Maradona became world known because of his styles of play and also high sense of scoring goals for both clubs and nation.

Before the death of the 1986 World Cup winner, Diego Maradona had been managing Primera Division outfit Gimnasia.

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Sebastian Mendez had taken over first-team duties after Maradona was hospitalised earlier this month.

But he, along with all the rest of the coaching staff, have resigned to show their respect for the former Barcelona superstar.

According to the report on Daily Star, the club's chiefs have also confirmed the latest development about Maradona's coaching staff.

"Club Esgrima y La Plata announces with great regret that the coaching staff that accompanied Diego Armando Maradona has decided to resign from their respective positions, irrevocably.
"This is a decision that our club understands and one that demonstrates the human quality of the entire work group that Diego Maradona had formed, and that had been developing their work so well.''
Diego Maradona's coaching staff at Gimnasia y La Plata resign following death
Diego Maradona's coaching staff at Gimnasia y La Plata resign following death. Photo by Marcelo Endelli
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Brazilian football legend Rivaldo has explained that Diego Maradona's death was a big loss to the whole world considering his contributions to the development of football with his skills.

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Diego Maradona during his active playing time was the greatest of his generation considering his superb performances for both clubs and country Argentina.

His brilliant performances helped Argentina to win the 1986 World Cup in which the South Americans have not won another one since then.

Maradona died in his house in Argentina on Wednesday, November 25, after suffering heart attack and has been buried in private burial ceremony.

According to the report, Rivaldo who won the World Cup with Brazil explained that he was a great fan of Diego Maradona.

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