Maradona and Javier Mascherano, in an image of archive


Mascherano represented to the Barça in the funeral of Maradona

Published:28/11/2020 - 12:25h

Updated:28/11/2020 - 12:25h

The FC Barcelona could not attend to the funeral of Maradona because of the restrictions of the pandemic. Mascherano represented to the Barcelona club

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The demise of Diego Armando Maradona left a deceit in the world-wide sport. Stars of the football like Lionel Messi, Ronaldo Nazário, Samuel Eto'or or Cristiano Ronaldo regretted the demise of Diego, accompanied of a message in his social networks.

Of the same way, the Thursday, footballers, exfutbolistas, trainers and excompañeros of Maradona attended to the velatorio to sack of him. However, the FC Barcelona could not attend although they had wished to send to a delegation to the funeral.

The restrictions imposed by the coronavirus and the forcing to happen the quarantine in Argentina threw backwards the wish of the Barça to want to be present in the velatorio, thus the institution did not have more remedy that suspend the trip. In spite of this, the representative in the velatorio organised in the Pink House of Buenos Aires was Javier Mascherano.

The Barcelona club sent a crown of flowers for homenajear to a legend that played during two seasons, between the 1982 and the 1984, in the Camp Nou. It fits to stand out that Carles Tusquets, president now of the managing commission, went the attendant to execute the traspaso when it was treasurer of the managerial board of Núñez.

Personalities of the football attended to the velatorio

Several personalities of the Argentinian football attended to the velatorio of Maradona: Carlos Tévez, Maxi Rodríguez, Cristian 'Kily' González and Gabriel Heinze, ex of the Real Madrid, went some that were present in the Pink House to sack to the legend of the football.

On the other hand, Burruchaga, the one who shared changing room with Maradona in the World-wide of Mexico and Italy, neither was missing to the appointment. To the equal that Óscar Ruggeri, Sergio Batiste, Óscar Garré, Ricardo Giusti and Luis Islands, champions of the world in 1986.

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