Simeone and Maradona that they had a sure friendship, stemming from their months collectively within the Sevilla. When the present Atlético coach was a greater than promising younger man, the legendary ’10’ arrived at Pizjuán, with whom he coincided for a time. Since then, they’ve maintained a mutual admiration, to the purpose that Pelusa at all times mentioned that Cholo could be an awesome coach for the albiceleste.

The dying of the legendary world champion has notably affected the mattress technician. Proof of that is what occurred within the run-up to the match between Atlético and Valencia. Within the earlier moments a minute of silence in tribute to Maradona already Juan Cruz SoHe, ex-footballer and legend of the group.

Whereas everybody was in respectful silence for the deceased, in a Mestalla with out an viewers some palms resounded: it was Simeone, who together with his gaze to heaven and tears in his eyes clapped loudly in honor one of the best Argentine participant in historical past and, above all, his good friend.

It so occurs that, as well as, Maradona’s first official match in Spain was performed on this similar discipline, as a Barcelona participant.