Video: Pope Francis remembers Maradona … and prays for him!
The Vatican announced that Pope Francis remembers Argentine football legend Diego Maradona with love and prays for him, describing the legend of world football as “the poet of football.”
According to the Russian agency, “Sputnik”, according to the Associated Press, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said: “The Pope was informed of the death of Diego Maradona, and he remembers the times he met him in recent years with love, and he remembers him in his prayers as he did in the past days.” When he learned of his condition.
The official Vatican news site also published the story of Maradona’s death on its home page, accompanied by a video of one of the meetings between Pope Francis and Maradona.
Maradona, who died on Wednesday at his home in Argentina after a heart attack, met the Pope several times in the Vatican after Francis was elected in 2013 as the first Latin American Pope.
Yesterday, Argentine media announced the death of world soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona, at the age of 60.
And she indicated that Maradona was suffering from deteriorating health, after he underwent surgery on his head, on October 30.
Maradona is one of the football legends in the world, but the life of the Argentine legend was punctuated by many health problems, some of which almost claimed his life.
Maradona recently suffered from health crises and underwent emergency surgery to treat a blood clot in the brain weeks ago.
The former Barcelona, Napoli and Boca Juniors player left the hospital on November 11 and moved to a rehabilitation center for alcohol addiction treatment.