Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has expressed his condolences over the death of fellow 1986 world champion Diego Maradona.

Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

“This is an unfortunate day for all Argentines and football. He leaves us, but he doesn’t go away because Diego is eternal. I will preserve all the wonderful moments I have lived with him, and I would like to take this opportunity to express my condolences to all of his family and friends. Rest in peace, ” Messi wrote on Instagram.

Messi was part of the Argentina national team when Maradona led it.