On the anniversary of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona's passing, Sudarshan Pattnaik crafts a sculpture of him.

Diego Maradonas died on the anniversary of his death . World-renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand art of his legendary Argentinian footballer .

Puri (Odisha) India : On the anniversary of Diego Maradona's death, world-renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand art of his legendary Argentinian footballer at the Puri Beach in Orrisa, on Thursday.He started his professional career with Boca Juniors at the age of 16 and went on to become one of the best players to ever play the sport of football; with Barcelona, he won one Copa del Rey, one Spanish Super Cup, and one Copa de la Liga; and Napoli, he won a UEFA Cup, two league titles, one Coppa Italia, and one Super Cup.He won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986, a tournament in which he was a hero most famously in a match against England.Pattnaik has participated in more than 60 International sand art festivals and competitions around the country, scoring two goals, one with his hand, which went down in history as the hand of God.The World Cup trophy replica features 1350 coins collected from the countries of the 32 teams competing in the football extravaganza.

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