Francisco ‘Pacho’ Maturana, champion coach with Colombia in the 2001 Copa América, gave his opinion on different issues related to the Argentine team, in the preview of the clash that his country will have against the team led by Lionel Scaloni.
Precisely about the current technical director of the Albiceleste, he began speaking, in dialogue with Super Deportivo: “I have total and absolute respect for Scaloni, I showed it to him in the previous Copa América. He is a person who has a sense of belonging, he is one of those young people who live strengthening themselves from knowledge, from searching, from investigating, “he began in the program that is broadcast on Radio Villa Trinidad.
Another of the questions was related to Lionel Messi, leader and captain of the Argentine national team, for whom he showed devotion: “I see a very generous Messi, Before there was a structure for Messi, now Messi makes better a structure that is already made, “he began in his opinion about the Rosario star.
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Finally, he made a brilliant comparison between the “Pulga” and Diego Armando Maradona: “Diego was something else, Diego is the partnerHe is everyone’s friend, he was not limited to guiding us or giving us his football perfume, but as a friend he was there to defend you at any time, that is not forgotten. They are different, they are different sensibilities. Messi is the product of his humility, of his ability, with Messi you are always ready to applaud, with Diego you are always ready to celebrate. Diego is a party, Messi is tenderness, he is science, he is the exquisite perfume and Diego is the neighborhood“, culminated.