The emotion of César Luis Menotti’s son in his last goodbye: “He was back in the place he loved”

The emotion of César Luis Menotti’s son in his last goodbye: “He was back in the place he loved”
The emotion of César Luis Menotti’s son in his last goodbye: “He was back in the place he loved”

Alejandro Menotti thanked the AFA and all the people who came to the wake to say goodbye to the former national team coach

Football said goodbye to César Luis Menotti and this Tuesday, May 7, the wake of the world champion coach with the Argentine team in 1978 was held at the property Lionel Andres Messi that the AFA has in Ezeiza. The last goodbye to the coach who achieved glory in Huracán and Barcelona, ​​in addition to having coached Boca Juniors, River Plate and Independiente, was attended by Lionel Scaloni and some former footballers who were coached by the Skinnyas well as friends and family.

Alejandro Menotti, son of the renowned technical director, gave his testimony in the midst of pain and thanked the press for being present to say goodbye to his father. “Let them be here to say goodbye to my old man, I’m going to say the same two things I said inside. If I had to thank everyone who shared life with him, “The 85 years he lived would not be enough for me.”began.

“I don’t want to stop thanking the president of the AFA, Claudio Tapia. He made my old man live his last years in the place he always dreamed of and surely in the place he loved the most.. Thank you to the coaching staff of the National Team that allowed you, for many years, to once again live with passionate and passionate young people. get back to what you always loved. Thank Gonzalo Belloso who, together with Claudio Tapia, were the ones who helped him to set up his school, which was another dream of his, to leave a coaching school. And on a personal note, thank all his friends who made up that school, all the students and his expressions of affection. And thank all of you for covering it,” Alejandro expressed with emotion.

Then, when asked how to define César Luis Menotti as a father and friend, Alejandro responded: “Is it possible to define that of one’s father? He just wanted to thank everything and above all for the recognition that everyone has built.” And he ended by answering that the family’s decision was not to bury his remains, but rather that they are going to cremate them.

The wake of César Luis Menotti in AFA, with the presence of the president, Claudio Tapia (Maximiliano Luna)

The last goodbye to Flaco Menotti

In the morning hours he arrived in the country Lionel Scaloni. The current coach of the National Team traveled especially to be present at the Ezeiza property and accompany Menotti’s loved ones in his final farewell. The same thing happened with Walter Samuelwho accompanied the coach, like Pablo Aimar and Roberto Ayala along with the rest of the coaching staff.

One of the personalities who entered the complex was Daniel Passarella, the captain of the team that won the first World Cup for Argentina. In addition, the ’78 world champion archer left his respectful greeting. Ubaldo Matildo Duck Fillolanother former Argentine coach like José Néstor Pekerman and the Black Enriquewinner of the World Cup in Mexico 1986. Other champions present in Ezeiza were the Rabbit Tarantini and Daniel Bertoni.

One of those who was also present at the Ezeiza complex was Lalo, brother of Diego Maradona. The farewell to Menotti takes place in the same space where the massive farewell to the historic head of the Argentine Football Association took place. Julio Grondona in 2014, and to the former national team coach Alejandro Sabella at the end of 2020. They also entered their private cars Carlos Fernando Navarro Montoya, David Garzon (president of Huracán), Mauro Navas, Frank Darío Kudelkathe doctor Donato Villani, Roberto Saporitti and the Teacher Alejandro Kohanamong other personalities.

The arrival of Menotti’s remains at the AFA property

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