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“The best player I've seen live” – Solskjaer on the late Maradona

Fri 27 November 2020 | 15:12

Manchester United coach joined the world of football as they mourn the loss of Argentinian legend, Maradona.

Manchester United


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

, called the former


player and



Diego Maradona

, the best player in the world following his death on Wednesday. The Red Devils boss expressed his sadness for the loss of Maradona saying:

"It was a sad day. For me, Diego Maradona will always be the best player I've seen live.”

"I was fortunate enough to see him play or Argentina against Norway in Oslo; they lost 1-0 before the World Cup. I remember a Norwegian lad, Kjetil Osvold, nutmegged him, which was fantastic.”

"After the game, I was stood outside the ground, waiting to get a glimpse of him, and I actually touched his shoulder as he walked past the crowd.”

"Since then I've had the pleasure of meeting him at Old Trafford. A guy with unbelievable talent on the pitch and a smile always when you see him.”

"I've got to say it's a sad day and, for me, he will be the best that's ever played football."

source: SportMob