Argentina soccer legend and world sports icon Diego Maradona has reported to have passed away.

Reports have stated Maradona died of a heart attack aged 60.

This had come following prolonged up and down health problems including addiction and substance use stuggles.

As a soccer player in his prime Maradona was regarded as a genius.

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was a keen friend of his.

Following the death Tyson’s reaction to the news has gone viral:

Here is a short clip of the two together in France:

Rest in peace Maradona.

Tyson returns to the ring for the first time in 15 years this weekend.

He takes on fellow boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition bout in California on Saturday night.

The bout is reported to be over 2*8 minute rounds and there will be no knockouts allowed.

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