Diego Maradona’s death has left the footballing world filled with grief.
Widely considered as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Maradona brought a style of dribbling and finesse that had never been seen before during the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
Leading his country to FIFA World Cup glory in Mexico in 1986, Maradona is considered as one of the greatest talents in history alongside his long-time rival Pele.
Due to his influence and ability, tributes have begun to pour in from across the globe.
Gary Lineker wrote: “Reports from Argentina that Diego Armando Maradona has died.
“By some distance the best player of my generation and arguably the greatest of all time.
“After a blessed but troubled life, hopefully he’ll finally find some comfort in the hands of God. #RipDiego”
Pele is quoted as saying: "One day we'll kick a ball together in the sky above."
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford simply wrote: ”Legendary.” Alongside a broken heart emoji.
Jamie Carragher wrote: "I’ll never forget watching Diego Maradona as an 8 yr old at the World Cup in Mexico. Never seen anything like it on that stage since. Sad news."
England captain Harry Kane wrote: "Privileged to have met him. Very sad news. RIP Diego Maradona."
Michael Owen wrote: "Quite simply - a player like no other. Rest In Peace Diego Maradona."
PSG forward Kylian Mbappe wrote: RIP Legend. You will stay in the history of football forever. Thanks you for all the pleasure you gave to the whole world."
With the official Barcelona account writing: "Thank you for everything, Diego."
Cristiano Ronaldo has said: "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."