In her Instagram story, Diego Maradona’s daughter Gianinna Maradona highlighted Brazil’s greetings to Pelé after the game against South Korea.
But she did it true to his style: with an ironic message and a reproach to the Argentina national team for not doing the same with his father.
Clarin newspaper reported that Maradona’s daughter (Gianinna Maradona) posted on her Instagram the image of Brazil’s tribute to Pele. Clarin commented: “But she did it with an ironic message … a reproach to the Argentina national team for not doing the same with her father”.
According to the newspaper, there are tributes to Maradona. In every match Argentina plays, he is remembered with applause and songs for him in the 10th minute, the newspaper reported.
There were many banners and shirts in Pele’s honor at Stadium 974, and fans chanted the name of the Brazilian great and opened a large banner with his image behind one of the goals in the 10th minute of each half. Pelé always wore the No. 10 jersey.
Brazil defeated South Korea 4-1 to set up a quarter-final against Croatia, while Argentina take on the Netherlands.