Diego Maradona: Fans in China, India mourn legendary football superstar

Diego Maradona: Fans in China, India mourn legendary football superstar

- Diego Maradona's demise has left everyone emotional

- Fans in China and India have joined the rest of the world to mourn the legend

- Maradona died at the age of 60 due to suspected heart issues

- The 60-year-old led his country to conquer the world at the 1978 FIFA World Cup championship

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Tributes have continued to come in after the death of legendary footballer Diego Maradona at the age of 60.

The Argentine who was recently discharged from the hospital after brain surgery was suspected to have died of heart issues.

Events leading to his burial have already commenced in his home country as president Alberto Fernandez already declared three days of mourning for him.

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However, football fans in China have also taken time out to pay their last respect to the god of soccer at the Argentina embassy in Beijing.

Diego Maradona: Fans in China, India mourn legendary football legend
Diego Maradona in action for Argneine topflight club Boca Juniors. Photo by Etsuo Hara.
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They erected a platform with a replica of the FIFA World cup title flanked with flower bouquets as well as hand-written letters and photos placed on it.

A similar event also took place in India as football fans over there spotted wearing Argentina jerseys with portraits of the late striker in front of them.

They also have Maradona's action picture printed on a flex hanged behind them while Argentina flags hanged all across the room. And in the video, they said:

"India Maradona fans mourn 'Our God' Diego."

The former Barcelona and Napoli forward became a phenomenon at a young age and won the World Cup when he was only 18.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Diego Maradona may have passed away at the age of 60, but stats show that the legend was one of the players to have graced the game of football.

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Scouting reports show that the 1986 World Cup winner had been excellent from his time at Boca Juniors.

The former Barcelona and Napoli attacker sadly passed on earlier this week due to a suspected cardiac arrest according to unconfirmed sources.

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