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Bernd Schuster: “We didn’t know how to take advantage of Diego”

Thu 26 November 2020 | 15:41

The former German star of Barcelona, who was a teammate of Maradona in Barca, expressed his sorrow over the legend’s death.

Diego Maradona

played for

Barcelona

between 1982 and 1984. His time with the club was marred by a serious injury and a suspension for a horrific error on the Bilbao player, and he finally left for

Napoli

in the summer of 1984, marking the beginning of his heyday in Europe.

Maradona

scored 38 goals for Barca, winning the Copa del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup.

Bernd Schuster

, who played for Barca between 1980 and 1988, made some comments about Maradona:

“We didn’t know how to take advantage of Diego. He was an undisputed leader on the field and we didn’t know how to take advantage of him.

“He was a leader on the field,”

he continued.

“They hit him with very ugly tackles but he kept asking for the ball.

“We admired each other in the way our teams played. Personally, he always asked for me and my family.”


source: SportMob