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Barcelona honored Maradona's memory

Wed 25 November 2020 | 19:06

Barcelona has honored the late Diego Maradona and has expressed gratitude toward him for his "two years of magic" during his time at the Blaugrana.


's passing at 60 years old was affirmed on Wednesday after he endured heart failure at a home in Tigre, Argentina after recovering from the expulsion of blood coagulation on the cerebrum.

Maradona moved to


 in 1982 and scored a mind-boggling 47 goals in 75 matches for the Catalans, preceding moving to


in 1984 and winning two Serie A trophies in Naples. 

He joined the club from Boca Juniors for a then-world record charge of $7.6 million in 1982, flourished under mentor César Luis Menotti, 

His time at the Camp Nou was outshined by a dreadful injury which came following a hefty tackle from Athletic Club Bilbao player Andoni Goikoetxea, known for his forceful playstyle and was named "

The Butcher of Bilbao


That incident took steps to end Maradona's profession, however with broad treatment and medical care, it was feasible for him to re-visit the pitch following a three-month recuperation period, even though he attempted to retrieve his best shape at the club, while he likewise experienced hepatitis during this stage. 

With Barça, the genius won the Copa del Rey in the 1982-83 season close by Copa de Liga – a prize done running – and Supercopa de España the exact year.



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source: SportMob