Pele mourns death of Argentine football legend Maradona


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  • Thursday, 26 Nov 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian football great Pele mourned the death of Argentine legend Diego Maradona on Wednesday.

"What sad news. I lost a great friend and the world lost a legend. There is still much to be said, but for now, may God give strength to the family members," said Pele on his Twitter account.

"One day, I hope we can play the ball together in the sky," Pele added.

Maradona died at the age of 60 on Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in the Tigre district, on the northern outskirts of Buenos Aires.

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