Diego Maradona Stadium, Naples /
The greatest idol of Napoli, for whom they renamed the San Paolo Stadium, of whom there is even a religious cult and They made an incredible mistake on their statue! Although it was unveiled in 2021, few or practically no one had noticed it. the strange in the figure of Diego Armando Maradonabut the ever observant Xavi Hernández gave him away.
Prior to Thursday’s game between Naples and Barcelona of the Playoffs of the UEFA Europa Leaguethe former Spanish soccer player walked the corridors of the Italian stadium, closely followed by Barça TV cameras to collect his impressions, mainly of the effigy of Pelusa.
Just when the Catalan coach got to where the tribute to Diego is, he pointed to the figure and said: “Maradona carries the ball with his right and was left-handed”. That observation of Xavi went viral on social networkssince despite the fact that thousands had seen it before, very few noticed the detail.
Maradona would be the best if Messi didn’t exist: Xavi
Considered one of the best midfielders of all time, Xavi Hernández shared a dressing room for years with Lionel Messi at Barcelonawhom he without saying a word places as the best player that football has ever seen, above Diego Armando Maradona, who is second on his list.
“It is a great honor to play in a stadium that bears his name, a headgear that we continue to watch videos of and get excited about. If Messi had not existed, Maradona would be the best in historywithout a doubt he is the best of his time”, affirmed the Blaugrana helmsman, who has raised the team to put it in the Eighth of the Europa League and be among the first four of LaLiga, where the tickets to the next Champions League are distributed.