Athletic de Bilbao: ‘What he did now with Leeds seems to me sensational’

Is called Humberto Dionisio Maschio and he is 87 years old. It is a life encyclopedia of Argentine soccer in particular and world soccer in general. He was champion with Racing and Independiente and played in both the Argentine and Italian teams, as he recalls OR
scar Barnade, at clarin.com.

He has tasted the best of the pantry for decades. He saw Pelé, Di Stéfano, Cruyff and Maradona, but he keeps the ‘flea’. “I saw them all play, I faced some of them and for me Lionel Messi is the best of all,” says Maschio, who talks about an old man known in these parts.

I don’t remember how he played, but he did like soccer a lot. I arrived an hour before training and he arrived behind me; I asked you about everything. We’ll see how it goes if he continues in the Premier

“I also directed Marcelo Bielsa,” he adds before saying how he met him. “At the Institute, in the 70s, I don’t really remember how he played, but he did like soccer a lot. I arrived an hour before training and he arrived behind me; I asked you about everything. What he did now with Leeds strikes me as sensational. We will see how it goes if he continues in the Premier ”, he adds.