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Pele Pays Tribute To Diego Maradona: One Day, We Will Play Ball Together In The Sky

The only player, whose name was taken in the same breath with Pele, Diego Maradona died two weeks after undergoing a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain

Pele Pays Tribute To Diego Maradona: One Day, We Will Play Ball Together In The Sky
Two of the greatest - Pele and Diego Maradona | Courtesy: Twitter
Pele Pays Tribute To Diego Maradona: One Day, We Will Play Ball Together In The Sky
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2020-11-25T23:42:59+05:30

Brazillian soccer icon Pele hoped he would "some day play ball with Maradona in the sky" as he paid tribute to the Argentine maverick, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday. (More Football News)

The only player, whose name was taken in the same breath with the 'King of Football', the 60-year-old Maradona died two weeks after undergoing a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.

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

Pele and Maradona had tremendous mutual respect and admiration for each other's skills.

Despite a 20-year age difference, the two were good friends for decades and are widely regarded the most gifted to have played the beautiful game.

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