All around the world, people are mourning the passing of soccer icon Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday in Argentina.
News of one of the greatest No. 10’s death reverberated across the globe, with newspapers from Argentina to Italy offering their tributes to one of the greatest soccer players of all time, and one of the most influential figures to have ever graced the game of soccer.
During his storied career, Diego Armando Maradona won trophies at Boca Juniors in his native Argentina, Barcelona in Spain, and Napoli in Italy. At the international level, he led his country to its second World Cup triumph in 1986.
Front and back pages of newspapers and magazines were devoted to Diego Maradona, and in the sheer breadth of coverage, it was plain to see that soccer has lost a true great of the game.
Here is how Diego Maradona‘s death was reported by print publications around the world.