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Spain: 'As a footballer, he was a star, he was a God' - Barcelona residents react to Maradona's death02:21

Spain: 'As a footballer, he was a star, he was a God' - Barcelona residents react to Maradona's death

Spain, Barcelona
November 25, 2020 at 19:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Barcelona locals expressed their thoughts and feelings following the death of Argentina football legend Diego Maradona on Wednesday. Maradona played for Barcelona from 1982 to 1984.

Emilio, a fan from Argentina, broke into tears expressing sorrow over Maradona's passing and said: "we're going to miss him a lot, we're going to miss Diego a lot, I love you, Diego."

Other passers-by were more focused on the World Cup Winner's lifestyle. "It's a shame that he died so young, but it's the life that he had chosen, which was terrible for him," said a local.

Maradona died in Tigre in Argentina aged 60. He won the 1986 World Cup with Argentina and the Italian Serie A with S.S.C. Napoli.

Spain: 'As a footballer, he was a star, he was a God' - Barcelona residents react to Maradona's death02:21
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Barcelona locals expressed their thoughts and feelings following the death of Argentina football legend Diego Maradona on Wednesday. Maradona played for Barcelona from 1982 to 1984.

Emilio, a fan from Argentina, broke into tears expressing sorrow over Maradona's passing and said: "we're going to miss him a lot, we're going to miss Diego a lot, I love you, Diego."

Other passers-by were more focused on the World Cup Winner's lifestyle. "It's a shame that he died so young, but it's the life that he had chosen, which was terrible for him," said a local.

Maradona died in Tigre in Argentina aged 60. He won the 1986 World Cup with Argentina and the Italian Serie A with S.S.C. Napoli.

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