Menotti, on Maradona: ‘With another life I would have lived many more’

Cesar Luis Menotti affirmed this Thursday that Maradona “With another life he would have lived many more years”, after being asked by the press at the exit of the center where he received the coronavirus vaccine.

I am the coach who was by his side the most, I had him for 6 years, it was very painful, but he did not notice the same wishes from other years“, affirmed the present director of Selections of the Association of the Argentine Soccer, of 82 years.

He also referred to the controversies that arose after his death as a result of the latest care he received, and that the Justice is investigating a case whose main suspects are the former head of his medical team, Leopoldo Luque, and the psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov .

“There are fair claims, there is use, the media sometimes go overboard in the information looking for things that justice has to look for,” added who was coach between 1974 and 1982, time in which Argentina managed to win the 1978 World Cup. and the 1979 Youth Soccer World Cup, in this one already with Maradona as a prominent figure.

Hundreds of fans of the soccer star gathered yesterday in front of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires to demand justice after the death of Argentina’s top sports idol on November 25 last year under the slogan “Justice for Diego. He did not die, they killed him” .

Dalma and Gianinna Maradona, daughters of the former soccer player, and Claudia Villafañe, Diego Maradona’s wife between 1989 and 2003, also participated in the march. “Social and judicial condemnation for the guilty,” read the banner carried by the relatives of Maradona, whose death is the subject of an investigation to determine if there was any negligence regarding his medical care.

Gianinna Maradona, 31, had a white T-shirt with the phrase: “Justice for D10s.” She, her sister and her mother were protected by a few members of a private security company.

The arrival of the daughters of Diego Maradona It generated tumult because both the media and the fans of the former player wanted to be close to them.

Less than fifteen minutes after arriving, and due to the gathering of people, Dalma and Gianinna Maradona and Claudia Villafañe withdrew from the mobilization and were chased through the surrounding streets by some fans who wanted to express their affection and take pictures with them.