The head coach of Marseille Andre Villas-Boas proposed to withdraw the playing number of the Argentine footballer Diego Maradona from circulation in all teams. His words are quoted by Goal.com.
Villas-Boas considered that the International Football Federation (FIFA) should perpetuate the memory of the deceased by removing the tenth issue from circulation. “That would be the greatest honor we could give. The death of Maradona is an incredible loss for world football, ”said the coach.
Maradona died on November 25 at the age of 60. Death was due to a heart attack. In early November, the Argentinean underwent brain surgery.
Maradona is known for playing for Barcelona, Napoli and Newells Old Boys. The top ten have already been withdrawn from circulation at Napoli, where Maradona won the UEFA Cup and twice won the Italian championship. As part of the Argentina national team, he became world champion in 1986. Maradona is the best footballer of the 20th century according to FIFA.
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