Thousands of mourners, many in tears, and many wearing the World Cup-winner's number 10 Argentina jersey, gathered in streets and at stadiums around Buenos Aires in a spontaneous celebration of the player and manager's riotous life.
India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan aim to undo systemic mediocrity with historic win over ever-evolving neighbours
India versus Pakistan is a match between a team built upon a systemic revolution, one that has followed the zeitgeist and remained at the head of it; against a team that only now seems to be waking up to the fact that the world has passed them by.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Maradona apologises for questioning referee's impartiality in England-Colombia clash
The Argentina legend had landed himself in hot water with FIFA over his outburst at US official Mark Geiger when he described England's win on Tuesday as a "monumental robbery".
Diego Maradona and modesty don't sit well together but the Argentine legend called himself a "simple footballer" and not the god of football as his admirers watched, joyfully transfixed, his hand at self-deprecation.
Diego Maradona supports use of video technology in football matches to prevent another 'Hand of God'
Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal would not have stood if the technology had existed during his heyday
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo came under fire Wednesday for describing Iceland as having a "small mentality" after the minnows grabbed a 1-1 draw against his Portugal side.