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Maradona buried on Thursday in a private ceremony

Article by Themba Hadebe

Football legend, Diego Maradona, was buried on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, on Thursday.

The funeral was exclusive to a small number of family and close friends at the Bella Vista ceremony – where the legend was laid to rest alongside his parents.

As Maradona’s body departed Argentina’s presidential palace, Casa Rosada, fans gathered in the streets to pay their last respect in honor of the football legend.

The president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez declared three days of mourning to honor the late legend.

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