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‘I don’t think I’ll ever accept him dying so young’ - Maradona's son

Wed 02 December 2020 | 10:54

Diego Armando Maradona Singra, who was born in 1986, is the Argentine football icon Diego Maradona’s son. he shared his emotions about his father's passing.

Maradona's son was born out of wedlock and is the son of Neapolitan Cristiana Sinagra. The 60-year-old football legend reunited with his son, who he wasn’t aware of, in 2016.


died at the age of 60 due to a heart attack he has been struggling with it for a long time.

Maradona’s son shared his feelings about his father’s death and spoken of the relationship the two had which wasn’t until 2016.

I have trouble sleeping,

” Maradona junior said. “

I close my eyes and my head doesn’t disconnect. I sleep whenever I can



His death] is something I do not accept and I cannot accept. He should have had many more years to enjoy with his family, and this is something I don’t know if I’ll ever


Losing him so young is hard, but life is like that


The 34-year-old has also spoken of his fathers’ health problems getting worse in the last month, as well as the effects the coronavirus pandemic had on his father.

This pandemic affected everyone, and him too,” he said. “You suffer when you can’t be at work, and this happened to him


I never thought the worst [of his decline]. We all knew how he was but we always tried to lift him. I was afraid, but out of a natural fear of death, which is something ugly


He also mentioned how the two would enjoy bonding over football.

He knew all the players

,” he said. “

I had my opinion and he had his, but in the end he was almost always correct. I really enjoyed watching football with him because I missed many years of not being able to do so.

“I spoke with my old man whenever I wanted to, but, of course, whenever he didn’t want to talk to anyone he didn’t talk to anyone, including me. But right now I don’t want to get into controversies or criticism.”

He then reflected on

Cristiano Ronaldo

’s tribute to his father after the Portuguese footballer scored a goal and how much it touched him.

I was very moved,

” he said. “

These have been very emotional days. The Leo thing was special, and really got to me and made me cry. Also Napoli’s tribute, Gimnasia’s victory, what happened with Dalma at Boca. It’s been very emotional


source: SportMob