By Jackson Barron For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 23:53 GMT, 25 November 2020 | Updated: 00:17 GMT, 26 November 2020
Social media has lit up with confused fans who misread fallen football great Diego Maradona as pop star Madonna.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The sporting world has been left in shock from the Argentine icon's passing from a heart attack in his home outside of Buenos Aires aged 60 on Wednesday.
Fans took to Twitter to mourn the passing of the legend, but many thought it was the 'Holiday' hit maker who had passed away.
Madonna was trending on Twitter on Thursday morning, with many fans heading online to express their sadness amid the mistaken identity.
Fans on social media have confused fallen footballer Diego Maradona with pop star Madonna
Madonna was trending on Twitter after fans thought she had passed away after confusing her with Diego Maradona
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Australians were quick to post tributes to the pop princess after many misread who had died
Maradona is widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time and led Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986, having knocked England out in