Mexico City /
Within a weekend full of tributes, minutes of silence and images dedicated to Diego Armando Maradona, who died last Thursday, in the women’s soccer of a particular case, because a player refused to do the minute of silence prior to a friendly game.
Paula Dapena, club player FF Interrías Travel, decided to sit and turn her back while her teammates and her rivals from the Deportivo de la Coruña held a minute of silence in honor of the former star of the Argentina selection.
“Some days ago, on the ‘Day for the elimination of gender violence’ these gestures were not made and if a minute’s silence was not observed for the victims, I am not willing to do it for an abuser, ”said the 24-year-old soccer player.
“My classmates looked at me and laughed, because they knew I would not keep it”Added the player, who was criticized on social networks for this act, which she highlighted as being the only one against Diego Armando, who died at age 60.