Barcelona Told To Retire Messi’s Number 10 Shirt In Honour Of Late Maradona

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The eldest son Diego Maradona, Diego Sinagra, has asked Barcelona retire , Lionel Messi’s .10 shirt honour his father.

Sinagra also said he was very moved by Messi’s tribute Maradona following his passing.

Maradona, a Barcelona, Napoli and Boca Juniors player, died last week Wednesday afternoon at the age 60 after suffering a cardiac .

Messi had paid tribute Maradona, by celebrating a Newell’s Boys shirt last Sunday during Barcelona’s La Liga 4-0 win over Osasuna.

The Argentine celebrated his goal against Osasuna, by taking off Barcelona’s blue-and-burgundy strip to reveal the red-and-black of Newell’s.

When asked if all . 10 jerseys should be retired honour of his father as suggested by Marseille , Andre Villas-Boas, Sinagra told Marca: “ the teams that he [Maradona] played for, believe so, including Barcelona without a doubt.”

was very touching,” Sinagra added. “These have been emotional days.

“What Leo [Messi] did was special, very beautiful. really touched me and made me cry, just as Napoli’s, Gimnasia’s and Boca’s []. feel very proud of the legacy my father left,” he said.