Sun | Jan 17, 2021

Goodbye to the greatest

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2020 | 12:13 AM
FILE - In this March 1987 file photo, Pele, left, and Maradona hold “Sports Oscar” trophies in Milan, Rome. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with
FILE - In this March 1987 file photo, Pele, left, and Maradona hold “Sports Oscar” trophies in Milan, Rome. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/File)
Maradona and Magic Johnson
Maradona and Magic Johnson
Messi and Maradona
Messi and Maradona
Ronaldo and Maradona
Ronaldo and Maradona
Diego Maradona and Usain Bolt
Diego Maradona and Usain Bolt
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Pele:

“I have lost a dear friend and the world has lost a legend. One day, I hope, we will play soccer together in the sky.”

Magic Johnson:

“The world lost one of the greatest soccer players that ever lived, Diego Maradona. It was one of the thrills of my life when I got to meet him. Rest In Peace my friend and my prayers go out to his family.”

Messi:

“He leaves us but he isn’t going anywhere, because Diego is eternal.”

Cristiano Ronaldo:

“Today I say goodbye to a friend and the world says goodbye to an eternal genius. One of the best ever. An unparalleled magician. He leaves too soon but leaves a legacy without limits and a void that will never be filled. Rest in peace ace. You will never be forgotten.”

Usain Bolt:

“RIP to a legend.”