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  • now there have been chaotic scenes in Argentina's.

  • Tens of thousands of football fans paid their final respects to Diego Maradona.

  • Police were unable to contain the vast numbers who'd come to see his coffin on display in Buenos Aires.

  • Maradona, who for many was the greatest footballer in the history of the game, died of a heart attack yesterday at the age of 60.

  • Katie Watson has this report.

  • The tears didn't stop all day.

  • Mourners filed through the doors of the presidential palace, Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner lingering at his coffin to pay her respects.

  • It's being a hero's farewell for Maradona, lying in state is an honor afforded to few in Argentina, a mark of just how loved he was here.

  • Argentinians waited patiently for hours, breaking into song to keep the spirits up and to remember the good times.

  • Football has died, so we have to remember him in the best way.

  • He was one of the best.

  • That goal, with the English will never forget that this'll crowd here can't be explained just by Argentineans love of football.

  • Yes, it's important, but it's much more than that.

  • People who have come here today saw.

  • Maradona is a national icon on a man who represented them and did them proud.

  • And it's a legacy that spans generations.

  • A za Mourners left the palace.

  • For some, it was too much to process.

  • It's the only one who actually made all the country proud.

  • No matter what political orientation you have.

  • Religious, he came from nowhere.

  • Hey, put our country in the world in a country hard hit by coronavirus.

  • Otherwise, strict rules were being ignored for Argentina's footballing superstar.

  • But as the day went on on the summer, temperatures rose.

  • Emotions also ran high.

  • Hundreds of fans broke down the barriers on riot police responded.

  • Authorities had to stop public viewing of the coffin to keep the peace.

  • Diego Maradona was Argentina's wild child love despite his floors celebrated beyond measure asses, Family prepares to bury him Argentina doesn't want to forget Katie Watson.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/30
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