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Mushfiqur Rahim, another former captain and one of the mainstays of Bangladesh's batting lineup, addressed Maradona as "a legend who inspired generations" while Tamim Iqbal also paid tribute posting an image of the legend.

A legend who inspired generations. Rest in peace Diego Maradona.

Posted by Mushfiqur Rahim on Wednesday, November 25, 2020



Rubel Hossain, a right-arm pacer, also said a final goodbye to Maradona while Taskin Ahmed, another speedster in the Tigers' armoury, said bye to "legend Maradona."

Bangladesh's former captain and one of the best allrounders in the history of cricket, Shakib Al Hasan, also came up with a big statement after the death of Maradona.

"There are players who are iconic to each generation and then there are players who transcend generations and become icons of the game itself," the southpaw wrote on his social media page.

There are players who are iconic to each generation and then there are players who transcend generations and become...

Posted by Shakib Al Hasan on Wednesday, November 25, 2020



"Diego Armando Maradona was a player who personified football. He was as famous on the pitch as he was infamous off it. He did everything his own way - right or wrong. What can't be denied is his unbelievable talent, football acumen and love for the game. Football will continue to grow and amaze us because of legends like him," Shakib added.

Mohammad Ashraful, Mominul Haque, Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar also paid homage to the legend.

বিদায় কিংবদন্তি... বিদায় মেরাডোনা...

Posted by Mohammed Ashraful on Wednesday, November 25, 2020


Shahriar Nafees, former Bangladesh captain, said Maradona was the reason behind his love for football.

"Off the field, he was not ideal. But inside the field, no one could match him. I would like to thank you for making me love football. You are the greatest footballer of all time. You will be remembered forever," he wrote on his social media page.

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