Diego Maradona tributes from Messi, Napoli and the rest of the football world

Throughout the weekend, the footballing world paid tribute to one of the greatest players of all time, Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday.

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The news of Maradona’s death shocked the globe with newspapers from Argentina to Italy paying homage to the footballing icon.

During his legendary career, the famous No. 10 won trophies with Boca Juniors, Barcelona and Napoli. Maradona also captained Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986.

A number of European clubs paid tribute during the midweek games with players from his former side Napoli emerging to the pitch wearing No. 10 shirts with Maradona’s name emblazoned on the back.

This weekend’s matches allowed the sport to collectively come together and bid farewell to Maradona.

Here is how football clubs around the world paid tribute to one of the most influential figures to have ever graced the game:

Lionel Messi

No words needed. pic.twitter.com/rHO9vS9aHW

β€” FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 29, 2020

Barcelona

Maradona Forever πŸ‡¦πŸ‡· pic.twitter.com/XoOySWJ0di

β€” FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 29, 2020

Napoli

The captain pays tribute to Diego Armando Maradona

Diego πŸ’™pic.twitter.com/KEJXM6PUyG

β€” Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) November 29, 2020

Lorenzo Insigne

For Maradona πŸ’™

Lorenzo Insigne scores this beautiful free kick and has a special celebration. pic.twitter.com/g7RQ59U2uX

β€” ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 29, 2020

River Plate

AsΓ­ fue el minuto de aplausos en homenaje a Diego Maradona antes del comienzo del partido entre Central y River en Rosario πŸ‘pic.twitter.com/93kaVJhWE4

β€” River Plate (@RiverPlate) November 29, 2020

Arsenal and Wolves

For Diego πŸ‡¦πŸ‡·#ARSWOL pic.twitter.com/y6A0c2ttsi

β€” Arsenal (@Arsenal) November 29, 2020

Manchester United and Southampton

Nothing but respect.

πŸ”΄ #MUFC
#️⃣ #SOUMUN
πŸ† #PL https://t.co/PM77wPU7zn pic.twitter.com/oFZwmOmV0D

β€” Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 29, 2020

Manchester City and Burnley

Moment for Maradona πŸ’™ pic.twitter.com/6ZuGRRx0Sx

β€” Manchester City (@ManCity) November 28, 2020

Paris Saint-Germain

The Parc’s tribute to Diego Maradona πŸ‡¦πŸ‡· πŸ’™ pic.twitter.com/tOVeuhuiDW

β€” Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) November 28, 2020

Carlo Ancelotti

“He was my opponent and then he became my friend.”

Carlo Ancelotti was visibly upset during the pre-match silence for Diego Maradona πŸ’™ pic.twitter.com/uBB1eyYCxX

β€” ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 28, 2020

Borussia Dortmund and Cologne

A moment of silence for a legend of our game, Diego Maradona πŸ™ pic.twitter.com/fSU3hSfvsz

β€” Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) November 28, 2020

Juventus and Benevento

Minute 10. pic.twitter.com/gzWkeMNCtV

β€” JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) November 28, 2020

AC Milan and Fiorentina

The dream of every kid, that πŸ”Ÿ you wore with grace as you became the idol of millions of fans. This is a tribute to your greatness

Quel πŸ”Ÿ sulle spalle, sogno di ogni bambino, portato con classe sui campi di tutto il mondo. L’omaggio di San Siro al grande Diego#MilanFiorentina pic.twitter.com/1TyW46ufBz

β€” AC Milan (@acmilan) November 29, 2020

Published: 2020-11-30 10:58:45

Tags: #Diego #Maradona #tributes #Messi #Napoli #rest #football #world

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