In the week marked by the first anniversary of the farewell to Diego Armando Maradona, died at the age of 60 on November 25, 2020, on Barça wanted to recover the image of the tribute that Leo Messi surrendered to the Argentine myth wearing the shirt of the Barça.
The November 29, 2020, coinciding that the Barça club was celebrating its 121st anniversary, Messi revealed the most emotional surprise he had in store for Maradona. The captain of the Barça was especially motivated to score and play a good game, to honor the Fluff and to be able to discover the special celebration that he had prepared. Messi, formed in Newell’s Old Boys and follower of Ñuls in Argentina, he played with the elastic that he wore Diego in the rosarino team under the azulgrana.
In the 74th minute of the match against Osasuna, Messi he achieved a great goal to close the win against the Navarrese team (4-0). A house-brand action, starting from the right and focusing on the crown of the area to unleash an impeccable left-footed shot that surpassed Herrera. After the goal, Messi He celebrated it first with his companions and made the gesture as always of looking at the sky to remember his grandmother. Immediately, once the group of Barça players was undone, the 10 culé approached the camera and, in solitude, took off the shirt of the Barça and showed the Newell’s Old Boys 10, where did he play Diego Armando Maradona at the end of his career. Again, the Barça captain looked up at the sky and opened his arms giving the goal to his compatriot, who was also a legend as his coach in the national team. An emotional tribute, another iconic image that he left Messi and that went around the world.