Zulemita Menem in the preview of the act honors Maradona in Qatar.
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The president of Conmebol, Alejandro Domínguez, pointed out that Maradona had agreed to discover his own statue, although he was finally unable to do so for work reasons.

I start at 11:30 local time, with a video tribute two years after the death of Maradona.

LA NACION pays tribute to Diego Maradona in Qatar

Jorge Valdano arrived at the event with an impeccable shirt.

The head of FIFA sings and waves his hands as he sings the refrain ‘Marado Marado’, from the song “La Mano de Dios” by Rodrigo.

The head of FIFA is accompanied by the other two sports authorities present at the venue: the head of Conmebol, Alejandro Domínguez, and the head of AFA, Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia.

A large part of those present at the event wear a white shirt that has the face of Maradona. “Captain (10)”, can be read next to the image.

The former president of River, Rodolfo D’Onofrio and Zulemita Menem were present at the tribute.

Zulemita Menem in the preview of the act honors Maradona in Qatar.
Infantino arrives at the tribute to Maradona in Doha

Under the Qatari midday sun, the former players and officials wait at the CONMEBOL stadium in Qatar. There are more than 500 people. While waiting, “La mano de Dios” by Rodrigo was played, and the unforgettable “live is life”.

Tribute to Diego Maradona in Qatar

Among those present are Argentine soccer legends such as Oscar Ruggeri, Daniel Bertoni, Osvaldo Fillol, Sergio Batista, Ricardo Bochini, Ricardo Villa, Jorge Burruchaga, Ricardo Giusti, Carlos “Chino” Tapia, Héctor “Negro” Enrique, and Mario Kempes . There is also Javier Zanetti, and the head of Conmebol, Alejandro Domínguez, and the president of the AFA, Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia.

Jorge Burruchaga in the tribute to Maradona in Qatar.
Jorge Burruchaga in the tribute to Maradona in Qatar.
Oscar Ruggeri at the tribute ceremony for Maradona in Qatar.
Oscar Ruggeri at the tribute ceremony for Maradona in Qatar.

Former champions of the 1978 and 1986 World Cups and the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantinolead, in Doha, a tribute to Diego Maradona this Friday, two years after his death. Various activities were planned.

The tribute is in the Conmebol space, in the market area of souk wakif, in the center of Qatar. There are already more than 200 people, including journalists, former players, FIFA and Conmebol officials, and some fans.

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