* The emotional tribute to Maradona in minute 10
Fate gave a special wink. On the one hand, his first love. Of the other, the last. Boca Juniors and Gymnastics of La Plata I know faced by the Professional League and coincidentally they did it on October 30th. The first birthday without the physical presence of Diego Armando Maradona, the day he would have turned 61. The Candy box lived a special day that had different condiments and the special presence of Dalma, one of the daughters of Ten.
The events that reminded the historic footballer were repeated throughout the day, but there were two notable moments both seconds before the start of the game and in the 10th minute, one initiative that managers had of Argentine soccer in all the matches to honor him. The Xeneize, the club of his loves and in which he had different steps as a footballer, received the Wolf, the last entity that hired him as a coach.
* The tributes in the previous match
The players went out to playing field with an allegorical t-shirt to Diego and the local leadership gave him a Boca framed t-shirt and with the 10 from Maradona to Dalma. Captain Carlos Izquierdoz was in charge of presenting the gift on the playing field, in addition to give it a special plate with the company of lateral Frank Fabra.
As the stands exploded with chants referring to the idol, in the central circle there was a gigantography that revived the image of Maradona with the first shirt of the Xeneize that he wore during his initial stint at the club between 1981 and 1982.
However, the most special moment It happened when referee Ariel Penel blew his whistle to warn that the 10th minute was starting. The game was stopped, the stadium lights began to accompany the event and Rodrigo’s song sounded from the loudspeakers The hand of God dedicated to the former footballer.
Flags, masks, t-shirts and other objects related to Ten were repeated in the different stands, which had the special presence of Guillermo Coppola, former manager. From the field of play, there was a release of balloons blue and gold that they wore a Maradona jacket number 10, at the same time that the screens showed his plays in the colors of his loves.
Dalma, located in the family box, couldn’t hide the tears. Next to him, a white T-shirt with a black inscription: “Justice for D10S !!”. Another outstanding scene was in another of the boxes: Juan roman riquelme, vice president of the institution, who had a quarrel with Diego in recent years, respectfully applauded the moment.
There was still another outstanding memory on the court. At 17 minutes, the flea Rodríguez took charge of the penalty in favor of Gimnasia, changed it for a goal and in the celebration he kissed the allegorical patch to Maradona.
THE PHOTOS OF THE TRIBUTES
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From Dalma’s tears that moved the world, to Riquelme’s applause: the emotional tribute to Maradona at La Bombonera