death of Diego Armando Maradona has had a strong impact around the world. Many personalities have mourned his death through social media. One of them, another No.10, Leo Messi, wrote:

“It’s a very sad day for all Argentines and for football. He is gone but he hasn’t left us, because Diego is eternal.

I cherish all the moments I experienced with him and I take this opportunity to send my condolences to all his family and friends.” Aside from Messi, many other footballers and athletes have mourned Maradona’s death. Below is a summary of the most relevant reactions from the world of sport.