Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola paid tribute to Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday at the age of 60, saying that the Argentine prodigy had in his time "made world football better".
“There was a banner in Argentina, I believe a year ago, that I read that said whatever you did with your life Diego, what matters is what you did for our own lives, "said the coach first.
“It fits perfectly with what this guy gave us.
A man of joy and pleasure, and by his investment in world football, he has made world football better, ”continued Guardiola, at a press conference after his team's victory at Olympiakos (1-0) in the Champions League .
“His performances with Napoli and with the Argentina team in Mexico in 1986, it was something incredible,” added the technician.
"May he rest in peace and on behalf of Manchester City we embrace his family," he concluded.
Death of Maradona: funeral vigil from Thursday at the presidential palace