New Delhi, Nov. 26 -- Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar condoled the death of iconic footballer Diego Maradona saying, the world of sports has lost one of its greatest icons.

On Wednesday night Tendulkar tweeted, Football and the world of sports has lost one of its greatest players today. Rest in Peace Diego Maradona! You shall be missed.

Football legend Diego Maradona passed away on Wednesday due to a heart attack, according to media reports.

The 60-year-old had earlier had an emergency operation for a subdural hematoma, which us an accumulation of blood between a membrane and his brain.

Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986, the pinnacle of an illustriou...