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Barcelona and Boca Juniors to play in memory of Maradona

Mon 25 October 2021 | 17:34

The late Argentine star has a history of playing for both teams and now the two teams intend to compete in his memory.

Barcelona

and

Boca Juniors

will meet in the capital of Saudi Arabia to commemorate Maradona.

About a year ago,

Diego Armando Maradona

, the legend of the Argentine national team and the clubs of Napoli, Barcelona and Boca Juniors, passed away at the age of 60.

There have been rumors in recent weeks about the possibility of a friendly between Barcelona and Boca Juniors to commemorate Maradona, which has now become official and the two teams are scheduled to face each other on December 14; The meeting will be hosted by Saudi Arabia. Also, 25,000 spectators will watch the game closely in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

It is worth mentioning that Maradona started his career in a serious way from Boca Juniors and left for Barcelona in 1982. After two years at Barca, he decided to move to Italian football and signed for Napoli. In Napoli, Maradona had his best days in club football, scoring 115 goals and 33 assists in 257 appearances for the team.

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