The football world pays tribute to Di Stefano in tweets
© AFP

The death of Alfredo Di Stefano has led to a flood of messages on social media from around the footballing world and beyond who sought to humbly honour one of the greatest footballers of all time.

Here, FIFA.com shares some of the tweets from some of the most iconic names and organisations:

Official statement: Alfredo Di Stéfano died, the best player of all the time

Goodbye, Master Alfredo Di Stéfano. We say goodbye with honors and gratitude 

RIP Don Alfredo, the biggest one. Legend of madridism, always with us. I will always remember, master

River Plate says goodbye to one of the biggest players of our history: Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Di Stéfano, one legend on the bench of Valencia

Rest in peace, Alfredo Di Stéfano. Legend of football

RIP Don Alfredo Di Stéfano. 'Now runs La Saeta'

Don Alfredo left us, one of the biggest of the world football. Goodbye, master, I wish never been without a ball up there 

During the 12 years that I was in the Real Madrid, he always taught me how to be a football player and...