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Maradona laid to rest at cemetery in Buenos Aires as fans pay last respects

Argentina, Buenos Aires

The body of Argentine football icon Diego Maradona arrives at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery in Buenos Aires, where it will be laid to rest on Thursday, November 26. Fans are expected to gather outside to pay their last farewells.

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of national mourning in honour of Maradona, who died at the age of 60 after suffering heart failure on Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, thousands of fans paid respect to the late football star at a public service held at the Casa Rosada presidential palace.

Date of startNovember 26, 2020
Time of start20:26
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The body of Argentine football icon Diego Maradona arrives at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery in Buenos Aires, where it will be laid to rest on Thursday, November 26. Fans are expected to gather outside to pay their last farewells. Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of national mourning in honour of Maradona, who died at the age of 60 after suffering heart failure on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, thousands of fans paid respect to the late football star at a public service held at the Casa Rosada presidential palace.