An altar to Maradona in the embassy of Argentina in China


The words Maradona wanted for his tombstone: "Thank you for playing football"

Published:26/11/2020 - 12:19h

Updated:26/11/2020 - 15:26h

Diego Armando Maradona passed away this Wednesday and a lot of news about him is coming out. One of them recalls some of his words referring to what he wanted written on his tombstone if he died

Calendar of FC Barcelona

The death of Diego Armando Maradona has been a very hard hit for all Argentina and for all the world of the sport in general and of the football in particular. The eternal '10' of the albiceleste died this past Wednesday in the afternoon after several weeks with medical problems bass. A tremendously hard and unexpected news to finish a 2020 that only has brought misfortunes.

The demise of the 'Lint' has caused that they appear crowd of news remembered sentences and moments of his past like player and after the retreat. In one of them, of the that does echo 'Sportive World', the Argentinian referred to what wanted written in his gravestone when it died. A subject very escabroso, but of the that it is necessary to speak, since it left very clear which was his wish regarding this.

In an interview that he same made in the program 'The Night of the 10', the ex of the FC Barcelona, of the Naples or of the Seville ensured that in his gravestone had to thank for him have played to football. "Thank you For having played to the football. It is the sport that gave me more joy, freedom, is like touching the sky with the hands. Thanks to the ball. It would put a gravestone with this", confirmed in the year 2005.

15 years ago of this sentence and now, just in the back day to his death, all the world is the one who thanks for him have played to football. All Argentina and all fan to the football thanks for him have done of the deport king something much bigger, spectacular and magic. For many is the biggest and thus it deserves all and each one of the praises that is receiving.

Maradona, a figure for the history

Anybody knows which will be the words that will put in the real gravestone of Maradona, but would be wonderful that did him case and put this sentence, or at least an alike. The football was what moved the life of the 'Lint' and is what has achieved that pass to the posterity. Has fans in all the corners of the world and, in spite of his death, his memory always will be present in the mind of all the fans to this sport.

Next match of FC Barcelona

Pretemporada | Jornada 1
FC Barcelona
Manchester City

FC Barcelona - Manchester City

Wednesday, 31 of July of 2024 01:00h
Camping World Satdium
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Today highlights