The former Atletico Madrid and Argentina striker paid tribute to Diego Maradona and believes he is an eternal legend.
The former Atletico Madrid and Argentina striker paid tribute to
and believes he is an eternal legend. Due to Maradona's performance level, the number 10 of the Argentine national team is the most important number for all Argentines.
remarks as an Argentine and a footballer wearing the number 10 shirt at Atletico Madrid were very sad.
told an interview with Marca:
"With Maradona we have lost a piece of football, of history, of life.
"For us Argentines, Diego is a myth. All of us who love football grew up wanting to wear the albiceleste (Argentina shirt) and play like the number 10 did
"With Maradona we have lost a piece of football, of history, of our life, but his memory will always survive on each pitch, on each ball, on each goal, on each dribble, making him an eternal legend.
"When I heard the news, I couldn't believe it. It was very sad for all of us."
death was a tragic event for the football world. A player who, according to many experts, was the best in the history of football.
had a fantastic performance in Barcelona and scored 38 goals in 58 games. He joined Napoli in 1984 and won the Scudetto twice with the team.
also had one season at Sevilla in 1992-93, when he scored eight goals in 29 appearances.