The crack of Fiorito reached 60 and received messages from all sides. The world of soccer celebrates its Christmas.
Diego Maradona hypnotizes, generates love around him. Emotions spring up in his past. Also in his present, just now that he is turning 60 years old. They greet him from all over the world. There is no continent that abstains.
In times of pandemic, hugs are impossible. But the Ten gets them. It brings them together. They make video on Facebook. In that social network, a video that lasts just over 25 minutes shows greetings from sports celebrities.
Of old rivals, such as Marco Van Basten or Giovanni Galli (the Italian goalkeeper who scored the 1-1 goal against Italy in Mexico 1986). Of his Gymnastics players. From friends from Napoli times, like Careca, Carnevale and Alemao. From fans like Ronaldinho and Mourinho. The figures that greet him sprout.
And a couple of words are repeated on almost everyone’s lips: “I love you” and “thank you”. There are others that also appear in several languages: “El mejor”, “the best”, “il migliore”, “o melhor”. And yes Diego is that in any language.
There are also many, like Hernán Crespo or Fabio Cannavaro, who point to another detail of the cosmic kite: “You inspired me to be a footballer”.
Another relevant feature: almost everyone who shared a squad with him points out his generosity off the field of play. From the Cebollitas to the National Team, passing through Argentinos, Boca, Barcelona and Napoli.