Lionel messi gave a moving tribute to diego maradona on saturday. The argentine was rightly given his marching orders for.
Messi was booked for removing his shirt though it took little away from the emotional scenes.
Lionel messi related to maradona. Diego maradona 12 17 lionel messi. Lionel messi paid his own. Which is nothing to a rich guy like messi.
Messi was born a year after maradona captained argentina to world cup glory in 1986 in mexico but he was at newell s stadium as a fan in 1993 when maradona made his debut for the club. A very sad day for all argentines and for football. The barcelona talisman has now been fined for the goal celebration.
Messi has previously spoken about his memories of watching maradona play for newell s telling tyc sports in 2013 that he was in the stadium for maradona s debut in 1993. No maradona is not related anywhere to messi. Getty lionel messi was just hit with a fine for his in game tribute to late soccer legend diego maradona but it only amounts to 725.
Given their stature nationality and status in the sport of football it s inevitable that whenever someone mentions diego maradona the name lionel messi won t be far away and vice versa. There style of play looks similar but off the pitch messi is more of shy person while maradona has been very vocal and always changes his standing kind of unpredictable. Lionel messi received the first red card of his barcelona career in the spanish super cup final against athletic bilbao last weekend.
Messi a rosario boy from poor hard working family and maradona a capital city though country side of capital. Diego maradona 76 vs lionel messi 48 maradona final score. Getty maradona and messi both played for the club in argentina with the current barca star pointing to the sky as he donned the shirt.
Messi paid tribute to fellow argentina icon maradona. Diego maradona 74 vs lionel messi 68 maradona aggression. Lionel messi paid his own tribute to diego maradona image.
The two are almost inseparable when discussing the history of argentine football and there will inevitably be comparisons between them. Reuters argentina captain lionel messi has paid his respects to countryman and fellow football icon diego maradona after his death at the age of 60 following a heart attack.