Maradona dies aged 60: tributes and reaction – latest updates

8.49pm GMT

Thus Spoke L’Equipe: the French sports newspaper has gone straight to Friedrich Nietzsche for its front-page tribute to Maradona:

Magnifique une de @lequipe de ce jeudi 26 novembre. #Maradona pic.twitter.com/LRgX7sEKCh

8.42pm GMT

Brazil and Argentina enjoy one of the world’s great sporting rivalries. It’s a testament to the respect Maradona was held in that the Brazilian Football Association was one of the first to pay tribute to a man who tormented Seleção on the field.

O futebol está de luto. Diego Armando Maradona encantou o mundo com sua garra, irreverência e cumplicidade com a bola e os gramados. Um craque que contribuiu para disseminar a paixão dos sul-americanos pelo futebol. pic.twitter.com/bxXbRLLVzR

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Source: theguardian