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The Pumas mended their forgetfulness against the Wallabies and paid tribute to Diego Maradona with a Ten patch on the jersey


The national team remembered the late idol in his farewell to the Tres Nations after the cold reaction to the All Blacks and a week of outrage.

12/05/2020 5:58 AM

  • Clarí

  • sports

Updated 12/05/2020 6:03 AM

It is never too late to correct a mistake.

Even after being exposed by the All Blacks themselves and after a cold tribute that did not become such with an almost invisible black bracelet.

The Pumas finally paid tribute to Diego Maradona.

They did it this Saturday, in Sydney, against the Wallabies with a patch on the left sleeve of the jersey with the number 10 and a black crepe.

Gone was a sadly unforgettable week that had started with questions about the omission and that continued with a scandal of enormous dimensions.

It is that the Pumas apologized for the "forgetfulness" through a joint message in which they apologized to Maradona's family.

However, the shock that this "forgetfulness" meant and the subsequent defeat against the All Blacks, followed another scandal episode after xenophobic and discriminatory tweets written by Captain Pablo Matera, Guido Petti and Santiago came to light and went viral. Socino between 2011 and 2013.

The three were punished, but on Wednesday at the last minute the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) annulled the sanctions, apart from the fact that they were not included among the starters and substitutes for the clash against Australia, "after having reached an agreement with the union not to play this game, "according to Argentine coach Mario Ledesma.

"The only thing I can say is that they are three good players and three great men, they are formidable human beings," said the coach in a video call.

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Source: clarin

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