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PRESIDENT OF THE AGENT OF THE BARÇA

Tusquets explains his curious anecdote with Maradona

Published:27/11/2020 - 00:17h

Updated:27/11/2020 - 00:17h

Carles Tusquets, current president of the Managing Commission of the FC Barcelona, spoke on a curious anecdote that lived beside Diego Armando Maradona

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The death of Diego Armando Maradona has conmocionado the world of the football and many have been the institutions (sportive or no) and personalities that have pronounced about the demise of a so important figure in the sport. One of them has been Carles Tusquets, current president of the Managing Commission of the FC Barcelona, explaining a conjoint anecdote in 'Rac 1'.

This produced in the year 1982, precisely the moment in which the FC Barcelona formalised the signing of Diego Armando Maradona. In that period, Carles Tusquets was treasurer of the entity culé -that was chaired by Josep Lluís Núñez- and is thus that travelled to Buenos Aires for encarrilar the operation that would carry to the 'Lint' to dress of Barcelona during two seasons.

The current president of the Managing Commission of the FC Barcelona travelled of turn to Madrid beside Diego Armando Maradona and to the minister Manuel Fraga. "I flew with Maradona and his representative after closing his signing. We travel in first class via Madrid. In first only were we three and the then minister Manuel Fraga, that came to give a conference in Buenos Aires. I presented him to Diego and did not know the one who was", explained.

The curious was that, when arriving to Madrid, Manuel Fraga thought that all the press expected him to him, although the reality was entirely distinct to which expected the Spanish politician. "When arriving to laterminal of the airport, there was a cloud of fotógrado and Fraga thought that it was by him, but did not do him neither an alone photo; all were there by Maradona", explained Carles Tusquets.

Besides, Carles Tusquets spoke on what supposed Diego Armando Maradona for the FC Barcelona, although it regretted that only it remained in the FC Barcelona. "Maradona Was a genius, left a very notable footprint, also in the Barça, although alas by little time", said on the 'Lint', that finish being traspasado to the Naples.

Finally, the current president of the Managing Commission of the FC Barcelona explained the signing of Diego Armando Maradona to financial level, since he was the treasurer in this moment. "Between what pay by him and what pay him to him, more what receive by his sale, went out us free", explained, adding that "it earned less than an acting of now". Carles Tusquets desveló that the wage of Diego Armando Maradona in the FC Barcelona was of roughly one million and half of dollars.

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