Football legend Diego Maradona’s body has arrived at the presidential palace in Argentina, as the country prepares to pay its last respects to the football legend.
The 60-year-old legend footballer of his generation suffered a cardiac arrest at a home in Tigre, Argentina, which led to his death on the 25th of November 2020.
Maradona had been recuperating from the removal of a blood clot on the brain.
Since news of death, there has been an outpouring of emotion, with people sending their condolences to his family and sharing their memories of watching him play.
As a crowd of weeping fans gathered outside the presidential palace on Thursday morning, Maradona’s coffin was lifted out of an ambulance and brought into the palace where it will lie in state for three-day national mourning declared by the Argentinian president Alberto Fernandez.