“Diego se queda”, the fiery tribute of Macron to Maradona

A last funny and supported tribute to the idol: in a press release, the Elysee Palace sent a final pass to the god of football Diego Armando Maradona, who died Wednesday, November 25 at the age of 60. And obviously, “El Pibe de Oro” has faithful in the services of the Presidency of the Republic.

“The hand of God had placed a football genius on earth. She has just taken it from us, with an unforeseen dribble that has deceived all our defenses. Did she want, with this gesture, to settle the debate of the century: is Diego Maradona the greatest football player of all time? The tears of millions of orphans respond to it today with painful evidence ”, writes the Palace in a passionate style.

Maradona, the proletarian with golden feet

Maradona was a “Crampon dancer”, a “Artist”, a “Sumptuous and unpredictable player” who “Embodied the magic of the game”.

Recalling the playing career of Boca Juniors, Barcelona and Napoli, the Elysée shuts down on an anthology match, the quarter-final of the World Cup on June 22, 1986 in Mexico City against Margaret Thatcher’s England, in conflict with Argentina over the Falklands.

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“He still had to write the history of a country scarred by dictatorship and military defeat. This resurrection took place in 1986, in the most geopolitical match in football history. “ By lifting the trophy that year, Maradona allows the cup to return to Argentina. “This time it’s the people’s, not the generals. “

“Panini Album”

In conclusion, Emmanuel Macron is addressed to all unconditional fans filled with sadness this Thursday.

“Maradona received too much love or not as it should be”

“To all those who saved their pocket money to finally complete the Panini Mexico 1986 album with its sticker, to all those who tried to negotiate with their partner to baptize their son Diego, to his Argentinian compatriots, to the Neapolitans who drawn frescoes worthy of Diego Rivera in his effigy, to all football lovers, the President of the Republic sends his heartfelt condolences. “

Before concluding in Spanish: “Diego queda. “ Diego remains.

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