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Google search engine pays tribute to late Legendary Argentine footballer, Diego Maradona



The popular web search engine Google has added a special link to its home screen to highlight what is the most important news in the world in recent hours.

For Diego Armando Maradona, Google’s news and search sites peaked this Wednesday after his death in Argentina was confirmed at the age of 60. And that’s why the developers of the platform decided to include a special tool on their homepage that makes it easy to access all the information about this world football legend.



“Diego Armando Maradona, 1960-2020” points to the text under the classic search buttons և linked to a url that clicks all the posts on the internet dedicated to the Argentine, which many refer to as the best footballer of all times.

The Google Trends graphs show that searches about Maradona this Wednesday surpassed all those related to COVID-19, the most searched topic of the year, in the world.

On the other hand, the official Twitter account of Google Argentina also paid a “small tribute” to Maradona, whom it defined as a “legend of sports and idol of crowds.” With a thread of tweets, the search engine made a brief review of the career of “El 10” highlighting his consecration with the Argentine team in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, “his enormous dedication for the shirt”, “his time unforgettable at Napoli ” and his“ movie life ”. “Hasta Siempre Diego!” The tribute text acclaimed.

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of national mourning for this death and expresses his gratitude to Maradona for the “happiness” he gave to the Argentines through his Twitter microblog. “You took us to the top of the world. You made us very happy. You were the greatest of them all. Thank you for existing, Diego. “We are going to miss you all our lives,” the president wrote.

The wake-up call will be at Casa Rosada, Argentina’s executive branch, and will be open for 48 hours as a mass influx is expected to remove the idol, which died of the cardiovascular arrest.

President Fernandez confirmed to Argentine media that preparations were underway to contact Maradona to keep Maradona’s body covered from Thursday to Saturday, according to a possible safety report due to the coronavirus epidemic.

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