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Zlatan Ibrahimovic pays tribute to Diego Maradona following his death, insisting he must be judged for what he did as a player: 'What he did outside is his problem and not ours' Zlatan Ibrahimovic paid a touching tribute to Diego Maradona after his death  Maradona passed away at his Buenos Aires home aged 60 after a heart attack  The legend's struggles with his personal demons have been well-documented  Ibrahimovic lauded Maradona and says his on-field heroics are all that matters 

By Daniel Davis For Mailonline

Published: 13:58 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 14:06 GMT, 28 November 2020

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted Diego Maradona's well-documented turmoil off-field turmoil should not detract from his timeless legacy.

Maradona died aged 60 at his Buenos Aires home on Wednesday, having suffered a heart attack. The all-time great, widely regarded as the finest footballer in history, had undergone brain surgery on a blood clot earlier this month.

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His tragic passing was greeted with an outpouring of emotion, and touching tributes, from around the world - and Ibrahimovic believes Maradona's heroics during his esteemed career are all that truly matters.  

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted Diego Maradona should only be judged for his time on the field

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted Diego Maradona should only be judged for his time on the field

AC Milan star Ibrahimovic joined the outpouring of tributes to Maradona after his tragic death

AC Milan star Ibrahimovic joined the outpouring of tributes to Maradona after his tragic death

He told Sky Sports: 'I'm so sorry, because for me Maradona is more than

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