The former president of Brazil Lula da Silva expressed his sorrow for the death of Diego Armando Maradona and highlighted the figure of the former Argentine soccer player. “He was a great in football in Argentina and around the world. A unique talent and personality,” wrote the former president along with a photo in which they can be seen together.
“His genius and passion in the field, his intensity in life and his commitment to Latin American sovereign they mark our time “, adhiri.
On the other hand, he also made reference to the historical rivalry soccer between Argentines and Brazilians. “On the field of play he was one of the greatest, perhaps the greatest, adversary that the selection of Brazil faced Outside of the sporting rivalry, he was a great friend of Brazil “, clarified Lula in Twitter.
“I can only thank all his solidarity with popular causes and with the Brazilian people. Maradona will never be forgotten,” he concluded.