President of Liberia, George Weah, has expressed sadness over the death of soccer legend, Diego Maradona.
Maradona died at the age of 60 on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest.
The former professional footballer described the death of Maradona as a huge loss to the football world.
According to him,
“We have lost a legend and an icon. This is a very sad day for the football world. ”
Weah, on behalf of the people of Liberia commiserated with the family, the people of Argentina and all lovers of the beautiful game over the death of the “Great Diego Maradona.”
“His extraordinary story as a kid who unshackled himself from the yoke of poverty and used his mastery of football to bring joy, inspired millions. May his soul rest in perpetual peace,” Weah added.