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The unpublished arguments of the presidential decree that declares three days of mourning for the death of Diego Maradona

2020-11-27T14:34:31.653Z

In the recitals the sporting achievements and the love harvested in the Argentine people were listed.11/26/2020 9:48 AM Clarín.com Politics Updated 11/26/2020 9:48 AM "That Diego Armando Maradona devoted his life to soccer, a sport that he embraced with passion and total dedication and in which his immense skill with the ball established him as the best soccer player in the world and a person who made us Argentines and the rest of us immensely happy. Argentines ". Thus begins Decree 936 signed b



11/26/2020 9:48 AM

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Updated 11/26/2020 9:48 AM

"That Diego Armando Maradona devoted his life to soccer, a sport that he embraced with passion and total dedication and in which his immense skill with the ball established

him as the best soccer player in the world and a person who made us

Argentines and the

rest of us immensely happy.

Argentines ".

Thus begins Decree 936 signed by President Alberto Fernández in which he indicates that Argentina will have three days of mourning for the death of the star who died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

In the recitals listed in the Official Gazette,

praise rained towards the soccer idol,

his sporting achievements and also his past as a little onion in the lower Argentinos Juniors when at the age of nine he dreamed of playing a World Cup with the albiceleste shirt. 

Without forgetting his time at Boca Juniors and Newell's Old Boys, the text recalled that in 1979 Maradona was summoned to the Argentine Youth Soccer Team in order to play the U-20 Soccer World Cup Championship held in Japan, "event in which he stood out as the undisputed leader and led the team to the title of Junior World Champion, having been chosen the best player of the tournament ".

Maradona "carried out a

successful career abroad

, showing his talent in Spanish clubs, such as Fútbol Club Barcelona and Sevilla, both in Spain; and in Italy, where he shone in the City of Naples team, obtaining awards with that institution that would make him a unique idol for all the Neapolitan people ".

The decree made special mention of the most important title that the star achieved in his career: "In the thirteenth FIFA World Cup held in 1986, in Mexico, Maradona was the undisputed leader and captain of the World Champion National Team "when the" Ten "scored five goals,

" including the best goal in history

.

"

The Casa Rosada is the place of the last goodbye to Diego Maradona.

Photo: REUTERS

"An incomparable icon of the national sport"

, reads the decree that highlighted the charisma that characterized Maradona.

"In the 'World Cup 90', Diego won the World Cup runner-up in Italy and his crying, after the lost final, was recorded on the retina of an entire country."

The text also reviewed Maradona's time as coach: "After his retirement as a player, he had the courage to continue assuming various professional challenges related to sport, and he did so by acting as technical director in our country in institutions such as the Mandiyú Sports Club, in Racing Club, in the Gymnastics and Fencing Club of La Plata and in the Argentine National Team ".

The coffin where the remains of Diego Maradona rest.

Photo: Presidency.

"At 60 years old, on November 25, 2020, the sad news of the death of Diego Armando Maradona was known, which

mourns the entire nation, which he knew how to make immensely happy

. For his career, he

is recognized by the State National for all that it has contributed to our sport

, leaving an important legacy to Argentines and Argentines ", closed the text where it was announced that for three days the national duel would be decreed for three days and the idol would be honored with the National Flag Hoisted at half mast in all public buildings.

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