Fans on social media have been paying tribute to the legendary Diego Maradona with memes after his death on November 25th.

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60.

Football fans around the world have been paying tribute to the legendary player who is regarded by many as one of the greatest of all time.

In response to his death, messages of support have come flooding in from fans across the world.

Meanwhile, over on social media, some fans have even elected to pay tribute to Deigo Maradona in meme form.

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Diego Maradona has passed away

On November 25th, 2020, it was announced that Diego Maradona had passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a fatal heart attack.

The Argentine is regarded as one of the best football players of all time and is famed for spells with Napoli and the Argentina national team, with whom Maradona won the World Cup in 1986.

Diego Maradona’s death comes just two weeks after he underwent an emergency operation after suffering from bleeding on his brain.

Maradona was released from hospital on November 12th after successful surgery but on November 25th, the Argentine died from a fatal heart attack.

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Fans pay tribute through memes

Tributes and messages of support for Diego Maradona and his family have flooded social media since the news of his death was announced.

Some fans have even taken to using memes in order to pay tribute to the legendary soccer star.

1. A great many of the Maradona tributes to emerge have made reference to his infamous ‘Hand of God’ goal against England in 1986.

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And finally, this fan on Twitter wrote that despite the memes, Diego Maradona will always be remembered for his footballing talent:

Diego Maradona passed away on November 25th, 2020 at the age of 60.

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