Local media reported that the 60-year-old passed away on Wednesday in the city of Tigre.
One of the greatest footballers of all time, Maradona passed away aged 60 after suffering a heart attack in Tigre, Argentina.
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez announced three days of national mourning after the news of Maradona’s death.
Maradona, who in 1986 led Argentina to a World Cup triumph, had a history of health problems.
Earlier this month, he underwent successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires.
Liberia President and former football star George Weah say “We don lost legend and an icon. Dis na very sad day for di football world”
While Roger Mila say “I no fit believe a. My great friend Diego Maradona die today. Terrible news. Sad year. Rest In Peace LEGEND.”
RIP Diego and thanks for all the wonderful memories. You were the best of heroes and the best of villains, and you lit up the world for football lovers everywhere.