Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto has commented on the shocking news about the death of Diego Armando Maradona. The Pibe de Oro died from a heart attack today in the late afternoon.

The news came down like a lightning bolt; nearly everyone in the football community has offered their condolences. Argentina’s government has even announced plans to hold three days of national mourning, while Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has stated that he is considering renaming the Stadio San Paolo after the player.

The Spanish midfielder was quick to jump to social media to pay tribute to Maradona.

Thanks for everything, legend!

Maradona was just 60 years old. His performances as a player are among the most celebrated ones across the world. Throughout his career, he played for the likes of Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Sevilla, and Newell’s Old Boys; however, he will be most remembered for his time in Serie A with Napoli.

Few Serie A players are currently as technically gifted as Luis Alberto. Naturally, he is a fan of Maradona, one of the most skilled footballers in the history of the game.