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Argentina: 'I died with him' - Fans pay tribute to football icon Maradona03:29

Argentina: 'I died with him' - Fans pay tribute to football icon Maradona

Argentina, Buenos Aires
November 26, 2020 at 05:05 GMT +00:00 · Published

Crowds gathered in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona who passed away aged 60.

Supporters were seen gathered en masse by the Obelisk monument, cheering and chanting for Maradona.

Fans also left candles and flowers in a makeshift memorial for the football icon, by La Bombonera stadium.

The Argentine government has decreed three days of national mourning after the announcement of the death of the Argentinean star.

Maradona has passed away aged 60 on Wednesday.

He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

Argentina: 'I died with him' - Fans pay tribute to football icon Maradona03:29
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Crowds gathered in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona who passed away aged 60.

Supporters were seen gathered en masse by the Obelisk monument, cheering and chanting for Maradona.

Fans also left candles and flowers in a makeshift memorial for the football icon, by La Bombonera stadium.

The Argentine government has decreed three days of national mourning after the announcement of the death of the Argentinean star.

Maradona has passed away aged 60 on Wednesday.

He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

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