The Copa América in Brazil was a before and after. Rodrigo De Paul was one of the figures, the best partner for Messi and in these Qualifiers he is ratifying all the good things. Against Uuruguay not only did he score a goal, but he was again one of the best of the team. And that’s why he got an ovation, the kind reserved for players who enter the Hall of Fame. The Ex Racing, clearly, has a long stay there if it keeps that game and delivers for the shirt.
In addition, the midfielder fulfilled the dream of the children who play soccer at Deportivo Belgrano, the club where it started, with the gift of tickets to watch the game against Uruguay at the Monumental.
A delegation of 50 members, among incipient players and their coaches, left Sarandí by bus for the neighborhood of Belgrano to attend the South American Qualifiers match.
“Thank you very much Roo! For this gift for our boys! Happy to meet the Monumental, to encourage the team and its idol, Rodrigo De Paul! ”, Published the account of Deportivo Belgrano in an Instagram story as a sign of gratitude.
De Paul, current midfielder for Atlético Madrid in Spain, began his love of football at the age of three at Deportivo Belgrano and five years later he tried out at Racing Club, the club where he made his professional debut.
The boys of Deportivo Belgrano will not forget their first match at the Monumental, for Argentina, for Lionel Messi and for De Paul’s gesture.
MARADONA, IN THE HEART AND SONG OF THE PEOPLE
Diego Maradona was remembered at the Monumental by the 36 thousand fans present when 10 minutes went into the first half of the match against Uruguay.
“Diego, Diego” was heard in unison as soon as the clock on the popular Centenario showed the 10th minute.
The voices and clapping were immediately raised with the classic “Maradona, Maradona, Maradona”, to pay tribute to the popular idol who died on November 25.
In addition to the songs and shouts, they accompanied several flags with his face and the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 and others with historical phrases of the star.