One thing uncomfortable about this’: Nantes spark large response on Twitter after posting cartoon drawing of smiling Diego Maradona assembly fellow Argentine Emiliano Sala in heaven following his demise
- A tweet from French membership Nantes has sparked large response from soccer followers
- The Ligue 1 facet posted an illustration following the demise of Diego Maradona
- It additionally had Emiliano Sala, who died in January 2019 in a tragic airplane crash
Maradona handed away on Wednesday from a coronary heart assault aged 60 solely weeks after he entered hospital for mind surgical procedure the primary week of November.
The membership posted an illustration to their Twitter web page depicting Maradona and former Nantes striker Emiliano Sala, who died in January 2019 in a tragic airplane crash.
A tweet from Ligue 1 membership Nantes has sparked an enormous response throughout the soccer world
Argentine soccer legend Maradona handed away on Wednesday from a coronary heart assault aged 60
Former Nantes striker Emiliano Sala tragically handed away final yr in a airplane crash
Sala is pictured within the clouds, representing heaven, and welcomes Maradona who greets him with open arms.
The tweet has been preferred over 36,000 instances and followers have flooded in with response as they keep in mind the 2 former footballers.
One fan tweeted: ‘Two stars who will be capable of play events collectively in paradise’, while one other stated: ‘it breaks my coronary heart’.
Nonetheless, the cartoon did cut up opinion among the many 1000’s who engaged with it as one consumer tweeted: ‘One thing uncomfortable about this’.
The coffin of the late Maradona is carried by his household and buddies in Buenos Aires
The hearse carrying his casket drives to the cemetery watched by hordes of mourners
1000’s of followers packed the streets across the presidential palace in Buenos Aires the place Maradona lay in state on Thursday, and 1000’s extra lined the highways within the afternoon to catch a glimpse of his hearse because it rolled previous surrounded by police autos.
Soccer’s greatest names akin to Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho have paid their respects to the previous World Cup winner.
‘There may be Maradona and there may be Diego. Maradona I don’t want to talk about as a result of the world is aware of and no person will neglect,’ Mourinho informed BT Sport.
‘Diego is totally different, the individuals which might be the large buddies of him, the those that share dressing rooms with him, colleagues, these guys are privileged.
‘I can say he was a great good friend of mine, however my contacts with him had been by phone and we met in fact a number of instances.
‘He had an enormous, huge, huge, huge coronary heart. That’s the man I miss, as a result of his soccer we are able to discover each time we miss him, if we Google we’ll discover it. However Diego, no.’
Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho paid tribute to his good friend – pictured collectively in 2018
Maradona was revered at Napoli after a seven-year keep from 1984-1991 the place he led the facet to 2 Serie A titles and a UEFA Cup.
Thursday night time, outdoors the stadium which is ready to be renamed the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, 1000’s of followers laid flowers and sang the his title – and attacker Dries Mertens, who wears the No 10 shirt made notorious by the Argentine, was equally emotional when talking after Napoli’s 2-Zero win.
‘It was an terrible second for me, so I can solely think about how those that lived via his time at Napoli should have felt,’ Mertens informed Sky Sport Italia.
‘He made such a big effect on this metropolis and for everybody within the south of Italy. I wish to be optimistic, and deal with my reminiscences of a smiling man who beloved soccer.’
All of the Napoli squad wore a ‘Maradona 10’ shirt earlier than kick-off and Maradona’s face was proven on the large display screen all through the whole match.
The entire Napoli squad got here out earlier than the match sporting ‘Maradona 10’ shirts in tribute