Football legend Diego Maradona’s death has stunned the world into silence.
The Argentine legend’s illustrious career has been a shining path for many to follow. With tributes pouring in for Maradona from all quarters of the world, Pep Guardiola opened up about this.
“It’s difficult for me to talk about his feelings. The game against Olympiakos was hard.
“Especially for his son, it’s tough. He knew Maradona well and his son, it’s his grandfather. It’s a sad situation for his family, but he’s OK.”
Manchester City were due to play Olympiacos in the Uefa UCL when the news of Maradona’s death broke just mere hours before the game.
Sergio Aguero was on the bench for City’s match and made his return from injury when he was substituted in for Gabriel Jesus in the 78th minute.
Aguero’s personal relationship with Maradona would have made it very difficult for the striker to be in the match after such sad news.
Onto the club front, Manchester City play Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday with an eye of an improvement on their recent domestic form.
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