UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin pays tribute to Napoli and Argantina’s Legend Maradona.
Here is what
said about the Argentina's leagend who passed away at age of 60:
"I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of
, one of world football’s greatest and most iconic figures. I was in touch recently to wish him well, and this news comes as a considerable shock to me.
"Diego Maradona achieved greatness as a wonderful player with a genius and charisma of his own. He was a hero in his native Argentina, with whom he enjoyed World Cup glory, and became an eternal idol for the supporters of Napoli, who will never forget the successes he brought to the club during his memorable spell in Italy.
"He will go down in history as someone who set football alight and thrilled fans young and old with his brilliance and skill. I have instructed UEFA to hold a minute’s silence in memory of Diego at this week’s matches."
Diego Maradona passed away earlier today suffering from a heart attack. he was acknowledged as one the most important characters in the history of football.