Even before the great Diego Maradona is buried, another legend of the beautiful game, Papa Bouba Diop, is dead.
Diop is best remembered for his lone goal which secured Senegal a historic 1-0 win over France in the 2002 World Cup.
Papa Bouba Diop's famous goal that sealed Senegal's Teranga Lions a historic win over France in the 2002 World Cup opener, RIP Papa. pic.twitter.com/xap3bSkcW6
— Bonface Osano (@bonfaceosano) November 29, 2020
According to Dakaractu.com, Diop, 42, passed on in France on Sunday after a long illness.