Diego Maradona passes away: PM Modi, Shah Rukh Khan, others pay tribute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of football legend Diego Maradona. PM Modi, in a tweet, said “Maradona was a maestro of football who enjoyed global popularity”. Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju expressed grief over Maradona’s death. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Maradona “showed us why football is called the beautiful game”. Bollywood fraternity expressed grief over Maradona’s death. Shahrukh Khan posted a picture of the legend and penned a heart-warming note that reads, "Diego Maradona....you made football even more beautiful. You will be sorely missed and may you entertain and enthral heaven as you did this world. RIP...." Actor Karishma Kapoor too paid an emotional tribute to Maradona and posted a picture of her with the late football player and wrote, " Had the honour of meeting this legend RiP #diegomaradona" with folded hands emoticon. Ranveer Singh also mourned Diego's passing away and shared an old photo of him with a heart-broken emoticon, "#diegomaradona". Watch the full video for more details.