Renato Gaúcho, with the T-shirt of Diego Armando Maradona


Renato Gaúcho, leading of one of the best homages to Maradona

Published:28/11/2020 - 17:24h

Updated:28/11/2020 - 17:24h

The ex Brazilian forward Renato Gaúcho dressed the T-shirt of Argentina with the '10' of Maradona in the clash of the Gremio of Brazil in front of the Guaraní of Paraguay, in the Libertadores Cup

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The samples of solidarity with the demise Diego Armando Maradona have not stopped from the announcement of his game, this Wednesday 25 November. In Brazil made him one of the most striking recognitions, as in the night of this Thursday the trainer of the Guild, Renato Gaúcho, went out to direct the meeting in front of Guaraní, corresponding party to the gone of the eighth of final of the Glass Libertadores, with the elastic of the eternal '10' of Argentina.

Before the pitido initial, as in each party, offered a minute of silence by the game of Diego, but what called the attention of all was the ex Brazilian footballer dress with the symbolic shirt of the 'Lint', a very moving gesture with which showed cuán consternado found from the announcement of so sad news.

The homage of Renato Portaluppi (Gaúcho) has a big history behind, as the today technician of Brazilian group integrated the selected of his country in the World-wide of Italy'90. In that year both ex footballers were protagonists of the very remembered clash between the 'albiceleste' and the 'canarinha' by the eighth of final. The victory would be for Argentina 0-1, with the goal of Claudio Caniggia, after a magistral played of Diego. However, Renato only keeps in his memory gratos memories with Maradona.

"It is that, for me, Maradona never goes to die", expressed Renato, the one who ensure that the 'lint' and he always had a very healthy friendship; a relation that did not go through his bows like professional footballers, but by the same vision that had to conceive the football in general.

"The world has lost a genius"

Finalised in meeting that would finish with victory for the Guild 2-0 in front of the Paraguayan club, Renato expressed the personal reason that carried it to homenajear to Diego: "it Wanted to homenajear to the big Maradona. It was a big fellow the one who lost. All the world has lost to a genius, a legend. I want to devote him this victory. We happen together wonderful moments. That God give them consolation to his familiar", sentenced.

On the other hand, the born in Guaporé wants to go back to achieve this season his third Glass Libertadores, second like technician (1983, like footballer and 2017, like trainer), is thus that his victory in front of the Guaraní approaches a bit more to his aspirations. Besides, in the phase of group the Brazilian group noticed very solid, as it remained with the first place of the Group 'And', with eleven points (three triumphs, two ties and a defeat).

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