The Venezuelan president sent him a text with praise that the DT already framed at his home.
Soccer players, family members, musicians, actors, personalities of all kinds and from all cardinal points greeted Diego Maradona on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
It was a day of emotions for the Ten from start to finish. This was noticed on the gymnastics court, where he had his birthday “party” before the match with Patronato before returning to his home in Brandsen. And in that cataract of tributes, some politicians also said they were present to surprise and convey good wishes.
On Friday morning when Matías Morla, his lawyer and friend, arrived at Brandsen’s villa, he brought Diego several gifts, although one of them was the one that most surprised the DT of Gimnasia: a letter from the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro .
“Friend, how many lessons we continue to receive from you for having been and always being loyal to your roots, for never having separated you from your immense humanity,” praises the president of the Argentine.
“You know that you have my deep admiration and my deepest affection,” the letter continues. And he wishes him “Happy birthday and many blessings, dear Diego”. The writing is already framed and hung in Maradona’s house.
In January Diego had traveled to Caracas to offer his support to the Chavista leader amid some rumors that nominated him as a possible coach of the Venezuelan national team but they never took shape.
The contact with Maduro was not the only one Diego received from a political leader on his birthday. The former soccer player asked to be contacted by the Vice President of the Nation, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who a few days before had sent him a message in gratitude for the solidarity campaign led by the Diez and helping the neediest neighborhoods.
So it was then that before lunch, the star and the former president spoke on the phone for a few minutes. The country’s situation, the non-stop pandemic and the solidarity campaign were the topics that covered the talk and a commitment from Diego. “When all this happens, we will see each other,” they agreed.
Meanwhile, the President of the Nation, Alberto Fernández, also greeted Diego who was invited to the Casa Rosada but due to the isolation and care that Maradona has for the Covid, they postponed the meeting that already took place last year. happened when Alberto had hardly assumed.
That day Diego promised to accompany him and collaborate from his place and this time it was Alberto who congratulated Diego for the solidarity campaign and made his Government available for whatever they need.
Greetings also came from Belarus where Diego had a brief stint at Dynamo Brest and was appointed honorary president. And from Cuba, a land with which the Ten maintains a firm bond and has already chosen to take a few days of vacation when the pandemic passes.