Peter Rufai: I was planning to visit Diego Maradona

Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas asked FIFA to remove jersey number 10 from the game to honor the great Argentine Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.

Soccer legend Diego Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60 and shocked the soccer family, including one of Nigeria’s best goalkeepers, Peter Rufai.

The Argentine inspired victory over the Super Eagles at the FIFA World Cup USA 94 ‘when his quick thinking gave room for Claudio Caniggia to score a double over Rufai after Samson Siasia gave the Super Eagles an early lead.

In truth, I played against Diego. I was at a loss for words when I heard the news. In fact, I was about to make plans with a friend in Argentina to give him a surprise visit, ‘Peter Rufai, surprised, told reporters.

Maradona won the 1986 FIFA World Cup with Argentina and shared his genius with clubs like Barcelona, ​​Napoli and Boca Juniors.

The great Argentine played his last international match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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