SPECIAL MATCH FOR THE '10'

Leo Messi will visit the sanctuary of Maradona for the first time

Published:16/12/2019 - 15:29h

Updated:16/12/2019 - 15:33h

The crossing with Naples will make Leo Messi visit for the first time the temple of Diego Armando Maradona in Europe. 'El Pelusa' is an institution in the Neapolitan city and the '10' Barça will try to leave his seal in San Paolo

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The FC Barcelona will have to delete to the Naples in the eighth of final of the Champions League if it wants to follow struggling for winning the 'Orejona'. The group napolitano has been the rival that has offered him the draw of this Monday to the culés, that especially expected to avoid to Tottenham and Chelsea. The Italians are doing a season nefasta in the Series To, but in Europe contested him the first square to the Liverpool in the phase of groups until the last day.

One of the big moments of this eliminatory seems that it will be the debut of Leo Messi in Saint Paolo. The bloated of the Naples venerates to Diego Armando Maradona​ since it went through the club in the 80 and the '10' Barcelona will try to show that it is better that 'The Lint' in his own territory. It will be a special and very significant party, since in Argentina and in the whole world there are a lot of people that follows defending that the Argentinian legend is the best footballer of the history above the blaugrana.

Maradona Is almost so wanted in Naples as in Argentina, since in the Series To carried to the Italians to the success in the seven seasons that was there. The one of Lanús won two leagues, an Italian Glass and a Supercopa with a team that until this alone moment had won two Glasses. The Argentinian star changed the history of the napolitanos and, without having a team of legend, carried them to dominate the Calcium during two years.

In addition to the two leagues, the current technician of Gymnastics of the Silver achieved two subcampeonatos that were near to be two conquests more. Without Maradona, the Naples never had been a big in Italy, as it went it in the decade of the 80. Precisely therefore, in Saint Paolo venerate him as to a god and is very possible that piten to Leo Messi in what it appear by the tunnel of changing rooms. The rosarino already has surpassed for many to Diego, as they call him in Argentina, and the fans napolitana will try to show that 'The Lint' is incomparable.

Messi could not play against the Naples in pre-season

It is necessary to remember that the Barça already knows what is to play and win against the Naples this year. The blaugrana contested two friendly this past pre-season against the Italians in United States. Both meetings finished in triumph barcelonista. The first, with an adjusted 2-1 in which the napolitanos deserved more. Two far shots of Busquets and Rakitic were sufficient to surpass to some Naples that had more occasions and arrivals.

In the second, only some days afterwards, the Barcelona went through on of the Italians and won by 4-0. The culés completed a glorious party and carried the victory with two so many of Luis Suárez, one of Antoine Griezmann and another of Ousmane Dembélé. Leo Messi could not contest any of the two crashes because lesionó several days before.

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