Diego, Why team will decantarías you, by Betis or Sevilla?

Diego, Why team will decantarías you, by Betis or Sevilla?
Maradona and Butragueño, Argentina captains and Spain, They greet each other before the game (Twitter: The ball does not get dirty)

Last update November 9, 2019 by Javier Argudo

The 12 October 1988 It was played in Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan a big party. It is true that character was friendly but the contestants could not be more attractive. The Spain of Luis Suarez against Argentina of Carlos Bilardo. Which is the same, The team of Emilio Butragueno against the Diego Armando Maradona.

Diego was part of Naples With which He would make history winning two titles in the Italian Serie A. A few years earlier He had played for FC Barcelona where, despite having left samples of his enormous quality and goals for history, It did not quite jell because, especially, an injury to an input of Goikoetxea and a disease that prevented him from playing a long time.

The story of that match at the stadium sevillista occurred before the start of it when Paco Large, journalist TVE, He had a mini interview with Diego Armando Maradona. The question 'star’ He was referring to the rivalry that exists in Seville between the two clubs in the city, Betis Y Sevilla:

“We are in Seville, You know that here is a great rivalry, Why team will decantarías you, by Betis or Sevilla?”. Maradona He did not hesitate when answering: “I told the fans that had impressed me was the Betis and keep saying this because I came to play here”.


curiously, A few years later, particularly in the season 1992-1993, Diego Armando Maradona signed for Sevilla FC in which he also played with Billiards in the Sevillian bench.


Regarding the party, Spain Y Argentina They tied one on the night Sanchez Pizjuan. Butragueño Spaniards overtook the minute 7 while party Caniggia He equalized before the break. These were the lineups of both teams:

Spain-Argentina 1988
Forming the two teams before the match (Photo: Football teams)

Spain: Zubizarreta, Quique Sanchez Flores, Sanchis, Andrinúa, Lopez Rekarte, Martin Vazquez, Míchel, Roberto, Beguiristain, Butragueño and Bakero. Also they played: Jiménez, Patxi Salinas and Julio Salinas.

Argentina: Pumpido, Cucciuffo, Brown, Ruggeri, Locksmiths, Giusti, Batista, Toglio, Maradona, Caniggia and Calderon. Also they played: Olarticoechea, Tapia and Dezotti.

Javier Argudo

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