We reported yesterday, November 24 that Argentinian football legend, Diego Maradona died from a heart attack just days after turning 60.
He died at home, his lawyer said, just two weeks after having surgery on a blot clot in his brain.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time on the pitch, his life off the pitch was equally notorious – amid battles with drug and alcohol addiction.
Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986, having knocked England out of the tournament in a match which saw him score the famous ‘Hand of God’ goal.
His demised is one of many deaths of celebrities this which hit hard at the core of fans.
This year alone has taken the likes of Kobe Bryant, Chadwick Boseman, Sean Connery, Pop Smoke and now Maradona, to mention a few.
Social media users have taken to Twitter to eulogize the stars who they say left the realms of earth in a year that has been unfair to mankind.
Read some memorable posts below:
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