Maradona And Messi Immortalized As Their Mural Lights Up Argentina

Maradona And Messi Immortalized As Their Mural Lights Up Argentina

  • Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi's mural has been used to decorate Argentina after both stars achieved successes for the country
  • The late Maradaon's painting of the 1986 World Cup was placed side by side Messi's 2021 Copa America triumph
  • The Argentine No.10's won their respective national team titles exhibiting individual brilliance as captains of Albisceleste

Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi's paintings have been put up in Argentina with both stars kissing the World Cup and Copa America respectively, Facebook, ESPN FC.

Maradona and Messi's achievement

Maradona who passed on last October was painted kissing the World Cup won by Argentina during the Mexico 86' edition.

Maradona and Messi immortalized as their mural lights up Argentina
Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi immortalized as their mural lights up Argentina. Photo by ESPN FC Facebook
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On the other side of the mural is Messi kissing the Copa America trophy recently won by the Albiceleste in the summer in Brazil.

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It was Argentina's first title since 1993 and Messi led his teammate to defeat defending champions Brazil in the finals.

The uniqueness of Maradona and Messi winning trophies for the native lands was that the two No.10s dominated their respective tournaments.

The World Cup in 1986 is still regarded as the most individual display in all other editions as Maradona led his country to glory.

On the other hand, Messi also produced the same quality as Maradona where he scored most goals and provided the highest assists in the Copa America competition.

Messi, just like Maradona, emerged as the Most Valuable Player as his incredible statistics helped his team in winning the title in the last 18 years.

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