PM condoles passing away of Maradona

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the demise of football legend Diego Maradona.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, ‘Diego Maradona was a maestro of football, who enjoyed global popularity.’

Modi added: ‘Throughout his career, he gave us some of the best sporting moments on the football field. His untimely demise has saddened us all. May his soul rest in peace.’

Maradona has died from a heart attack at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 60.  It comes just two weeks after the footballing hero left hospital following surgery for a bleed on the brain.