This Barcelona retro shirt 1982-1984 was used of Diego Armando Maradona.
In 1982 Maradona moved to the Catalan "Barcelona", which is paid to Diego 3 million dollars "lifting" and 200 thousand dollars a year as salary.; a contract was signed for 6 years. transfers amounted to 1.2 billion pesetas ($ 8 million), with 66% of this amount went to "Argentinos Juniors", and the rest - "Boca Juniors". This became the most expensive transfer in football history at the time.
Catalonia met Maradona as a real football star: all the papers placed on the front pages reporting on the arrival of Diego. His first game was the match September 4, 1982 with the "Valencia", in which "Bars" lost 1: 2. After the first football match was a real idol of the Spanish public, and often local commentators, describing the successful individual actions of the players, said: "played like Maradona." He ran in 15 Liga games and scored 6 goals before December he was diagnosed with hepatitis. Because of this disease for 3 months Maradona left without football. Without Maradona "Barcelona" held 14 matches in the championship and a few games in the Cup Winners Cup, where the "blue garnet" flew to the 1/4 final stage.
March 12, 1983 Maradona re-entered the field in the match against "Betis." In this match, "Barcelona" for the first time led the new head coach of "Barcelona" and former coach Maradona in Argentina, César Luis Menotti. His arrival on the coaching bridge "blue garnet" Diego has supported: the former head coach, Udo Lattek, engaged exclusively in training cross-country endurance exercise that did not like Maradona. In the second game after returning Diego scored three goals against "Las Palmas". Soon after his recovery Maradona and destination Menotti head coach of "Barcelona", the club has achieved victory in the Spanish Cup. In total in his first season in Europe Maradona spent 35 matches and scored 23 goals. In the championship, "Bars" took fourth place. In the same season, Diego helped his club win the Cup of the Spanish League, where scored a goal in each of the two games in the opponent's gate, Madrid "Real"; with the goal scored at the "Santiago Bernabeu", has caused an ovation from the "Real" fans, appreciate the beauty of the moment when Maradona, beating two defenders and the goalkeeper, paused, resulting in the "Royal Club" defender hit the post, and only the then he scored.
Barcelona Home 1982-1984
- Product Code: 004
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