The sad death of Diego Armando Maradona after a heart attack has brought the football world together. Leo Messi is one of the figures to react.
The Barcelona forward, constantly compared to his predecessor for club and country, left a homage to Diego on his Instagram account.
"A very sad day for all Argentines and football," said Messi. "He leaves us but does not leave, because Diego is eternal.
"I keep all the beautiful moments lived with him and I send my condolences to all his family and friends."