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"With Maradona, football was never calculating, but always generosity"


TRIBUNE - The young writer Pierre Adrian salutes the memory of the great Argentinian player, who symbolized, in his virtuosity as in his excesses, the carelessness of the 1980s, and who, for the novelist, returned his pride to the humiliated of the Mezzogiorno and the 'Argentina.

29-year-old Pierre Adrian is the author of “Des âmes simple” (Éditions des Équateurs, 2017), Roger-Nimier Prize.

The novelist is currently publishing “Les Bons Garçons” (Éditions des Équateurs, 2020, 272 p., € 19).

Pierre Adrian is also a columnist for "L'Équipe Magazine".

We die for the first time the day we stop being a child.

Diego Maradona has never tasted that death.

This is what explains why he remained so young in everyone's memory.

Why those who have not seen him play, all the same, have the impression of having known him.

The announcement of his disappearance on Wednesday is false news.

Because if that's it, to die, then Diego Maradona was long dead.

To read also:

Diego Maradona, the legend of success and excess of the "golden kid"

The "old man" barely 60 years old, with swollen cheeks, shaved like a cancer patient, the one we have seen dragging himself around in a track jacket in recent years was not quite our Maradona.

He was someone else.

Because the "Pibe de Oro" will rather remain the eternal child in the eyes

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Source: lefigaro

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