Maradona, 60, was treated for a blood clot and had brain surgery earlier this month reportedly suffered a heart attack while recovering at home and died on Wednesday

While many celebrated the life of the 1986 World Cup winner on Twitter, others proved how little they knew about him, thinking that pop singer Madonna had passed away instead, alternatively some concluded it was the last wrong one Report of the death of the singer who started Maradona in the first place

Madonna’s own name became a top trend once it got enough response Those who realized the confusion became openly frustrated with the viral mess; others just took the opportunity to start trolling

“All these jokes about Madonna’s death and being confused with Maradona’s name prove once more that the internet is a bad place,” wrote one user

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Others took advantage of the confusion, including comedian Stevo Timothy, who posted a video to explain who Maradona was

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World news – GB – “Internet is a bad place”: Twitter explodes over “MADONNA death” after soccer legend Maradona passes away

Source: https://www.rt.com/usa/507837-madonna-maradona-dead-twitter/