Chelsea player Jorginho sees Maradona as everyone’s hero.
Midfielder who wasNapoli’s
player before coming to London has paid tribute to Napoli’s legend
"Diego Maradona was a hero for all of us who love football. What he did on the pitch was just unbelievable," said the Italian midfielder. "It is something that no one can ever forget because he made the history of football.
"I was lucky to meet him once in Naples. I took a picture with him and I will never forget that day as well. I think those who met him will never forget it. Who saw what he did on the pitch will never forget.
"Today is a sad day because it is a big loss and I struggle to believe it happened at this age. What he did for the city of Naples, everyone just loves him so much for it. I felt that.
"I need to say thanks for what he did for football. He made us dream. Every kid who watched his skills and what he did on the pitch, every fan, everyone just loved and will love him forever for what he did on the pitch.
"I am sad today about what happened, I have and I will always have a big respect for Diego Maradona. Thank you Diego. Rest in peace."
Mardona passed away suffering from a heart attack last night in Argentina.
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