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For Diego Maradona (1960-2020)

For the lovers of the “beautiful game”, the passing of Diego Maradona cannot leave one indifferent. It is not however for his footballing skills alone that we celebrate him – his game was without equals -, but for his capacity to express the passion of a game that was still lived by many as a sport of the people, and not quite yet the total commodity-spectacle of today.

Image above: Maradona “present” at the protests in Paris against the new proposed public security law this last Saturday

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