Diego Maradona, the football legend bid adieu to this world today. As per the reports, the 60-year-old legendary footballer suffered a massive heart attack at his home in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, today (November 25, 2020). Diego Maradona's sudden demise has left football lovers all over the world in deep shock.
Asif Kapadia, the renowned filmmaker who made the documentary film Diego Maradona, which is based on the legend's life, took to his official Twitter page and mourned his demise. The writer-director, who is still unable to believe that the veteran football player is no more, penned a highly emotional note on his Twitter page, along with a picture with the God of Football. He remembered the precious moments he spent with Maradona, in the post.
"Cant quite believe DM has gone. Hard to process. He always seemed indestructible. I had 10 hours with the man!! I touched his left foot. We did our best to show the world the man, the myth, the fighter he was. The greatest #legend #DiegoMaradona @MaradonaMovie #Diego #maradona", wrote Asif Kapadia in his Twitter post.
Fer the unversed, Asif Kapadia's documentary film Diego Maradona, which was released in 2019, had earned the attention of football lovers across the globe. The documentary was a British production, and was theatrically released in the United Kingdom on June 14, 2019. The film documented Maradona's life from the time he transferred from FC Barcelona to S.S.C Napoli in 1984.