On the first anniversary of the death of the Ten, the world mourns his departure with tributes of all kinds.
Since 2020, November 25 is not another date for Argentines. 365 days ago, Diego Armando Maradona died victim of a cardiorespiratory arrest and the world mourned his departure. Today, on the first anniversary of his physical departure, his fans from different parts of the world paid tribute to him, remembering him in the best way. Here, a review of the best tributes to Ten, around the world.
The “Olé, olé, olé … Dieego, Dieego” was heard at the Monumental
In the preview of the match between River and Racing, a tribute to Maradona was paid, the same as was done in the other matches with the players and the refereeing shortlist forming number 10. River fans sang for Diego.
The memory of Maradona, also in the Monumental stadium
A River fan went to see the match against Racing wearing a chinstrap that had Maradona’s signature: “I watched the World Cup and Argentina was happy with Diego.”
Emotional tribute from Belasteguín to Diego Armando Maradona at the Buenos Aires Padel Master
One year after the physical disappearance of Diego Armando Maradona, the best player in the history of paddle tennis who was number 1 in the world for 16 years, Fernando Belasteguín, led a heartfelt tribute to Ten in the Buenos Aires Padel Master that is being disputed at the La Rural Fairgrounds.
Bela entered the field with the mythical Diego 86 ‘shirt accompanied by Carlos Solanet (La Rural’s Commercial Director) and Lisandro Borges (President of the Argentine Padel Association), who addressed a few words to Diego and then finished the tribute with a minute of silence, which ended with the “Olé olé olé Diego, Diego” from the fans.
“Eternal Diego”, Lionel Messi wrote in his memory for Diego Maradona
Pelé’s message to Maradona: “Friends forever”
The word of D10S: the tremendous tribute of the AFA for Maradona
“You are eternal”: the video of the Professional League for Maradona
The emotional video of Gymnastics by Maradona
Lanús’s message for the death of Maradona
Newell’s joined the tributes to Maradona
La Lepra, which opened the doors to football in Argentina in the 90s, left a message for the anniversary of Maradona’s death. “Always missing you”, they affirmed in the social networks of the Rosario club.
“You never left”: Boca’s message for Maradona
The Xeneize published a video for the anniversary of Diego’s death. “You never left. You are in the heart of every fan”, they expressed from the institution, together with the hashtag #DiegoEterno.
The emotional tribute to Maradona in the duel between Independiente and Boca
As in the rest of the matches of the date in the Professional League, in the classic between Red and Xeneize they remembered Maradona: the footballers formed a Ten in the center of the field before starting the match. “Olé, olé, olé, olé, Diego, Diego”, they sang from the rostrum.
The Professional League video dedicated to Maradona
The video that lasts just over three and a half minutes shows images of the Argentine star’s life and is accompanied by a background song created by the same LPF employee. David Vásquez is a name and has a degree in Communication Sciences, composer and producer. An artist friend -Carlos Damiano- was the one who took care of singing it.
One day after the anniversary of his death: the emotional tribute of Ciro Ferrara
In the aforementioned clip, the former Italian defender speaks directly to the camera and pretends to have a conversation with Maradona in which he tells him – among other things – how his death was experienced in the world or the news that the Napoli stadium passed to have your name. All this, with sentimental music in the background.
The portrait of Maradona, by Jorge “Coqui” López
The plastic artist made a work of the Ten with land from the pasture of Villa Fiorito, birthplace of the Argentine and world soccer star.
Gymnastics’ emotional tribute to Maradona
In the pre-match against Talleres, el Lobo remembered Ten, who was a team coach at the time of his death. Diego left an eternal mark in his brief passage through the institution of La Plata, which opened the doors to return to Argentine football.
Tevez’s sense of posting to Maradona
The Apache posted a message on his Instagram account. “Diego, today you have not been with us physically for 365 days, but in my heart and in that of all the fans you will live ETERNALLY”, He wrote next to a photo that mixes an image of Maradona in the Xeneize and another of him with the shirt he used to honor him. There was also a hashtag: #TeExtrañoPenomeno
Lalo Maradona and a special greeting to Diego
The younger brother posted a story on his Instagram account with a photo of the star smiling and a phrase. “Remember you like that, always.”, he wrote next to a heart.
Boca plaque in honor of Diego Maradona in the mythical Quartieri Spagnoli in Naples
“First world meeting. Boca Juniors consulted. Tribute to Diego Maradona”, reads the plate illustrated with the iconic Buenos Aires fillet with the illustration of Diego with the xeneize shirt. The appointment in the city of southern Italy was for this November 24 and 25 to honor the Argentine star.
The heartfelt memory of Jorge Burruchaga to Diego Maradona
El Burru also joined, from his Twitter account, the memory of the Argentine star one year after his death. “You left a year ago Captain. All of us who loved you miss you very much. You made us happy Diego”, he wrote next to the image of the Ten.