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Argentina: Fans pay tribute to Maradona outside cemetery where he is laid to rest01:05

Argentina: Fans pay tribute to Maradona outside cemetery where he is laid to rest

Argentina, Buenos Aires
November 27, 2020 at 00:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fans were gathered by the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery in Buenos Aires, where the body of Argentine football icon Diego Maradona is to be laid to rest, on Thursday.

Supporters were seen chanting and cheering for the late football legend, after his coffin was brought to the site.

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.

Argentina: Fans pay tribute to Maradona outside cemetery where he is laid to rest01:05
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Fans were gathered by the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery in Buenos Aires, where the body of Argentine football icon Diego Maradona is to be laid to rest, on Thursday.

Supporters were seen chanting and cheering for the late football legend, after his coffin was brought to the site.

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.

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