The Argentinian tactician Marcelo Bielsa made his piece of addition to all the messages sent to the late Diego Maradona.
Marcelo Bielsa made his contribution to the tributes sent for the late Diego Maradona. The Leeds United head coach made a poetic description of the Argentine idol, who left his mark on the footballing world. Maradona passed away on Wednesday in his hometown in Argentina. And the entire world was in shock following his tragic news, who was 60-years-old. Bielsa belongs to those who think Diego is the greatest ever in the history of this game.
An emotional time for the natives.
The Argentinian tactician is currently battling the frontiers of the Premier League and was in deep sorrow following the incident. But Bielsa believes that Maradona’s 1986 World Cup-winning legacy will be continuously passed on to future generations. “He could not be better. He was for us and will continue to be an idol,” Bielsa said. “Given the fact he is not here with us anymore, it brings us great sadness. To lose an idol for us is something that makes us feel weak.
“Everything he did as a footballer was a beauty which cannot be matched. Maradona was an artist. The dimensions of the repercussions of his art have infinite recognition. To give one example, that stands out, the songs that have been written about him are extraordinary.
“I have read texts after his death that have been emotional and it is a recognition of what he gave the spectators in beauty. In terms of what he signifies to us (Argentines) in particular, Diego made us feel like it was a fantasy; like an idol makes you feel.”
It has indeed been a saddening moment for football fans around the globe, especially for the Argentinians. But Diego Maradona’s legend will stay on forever.