“The thanks to the people who made the sacrifice to come here (Asuncion) and on behalf of the staff apologize for not giving the first star we all wanted. The pain is deep, it is great, ”said Pulga, who could have played one of his last games in Columbus.
A photo of the agency Reuters He managed to summarize all the anguish of the player in a single image. It is the one that shows it happening next to the trophy and that recalls that of Lionel Messi next to the World Cup, in the 2014 World Cup.
Jorge Adorno was the photographer who managed to portray the sad gesture of the Tucuman idol after not achieving the objective.
In 2014, the photo of Messi watching the World Cup had been portrayed by Chinese photographer Bao Tailiag, who won the prize World Press Photo of the year, for that image of the Argentine captain.
The title of the image chosen by the Chinese photographer was "The Final Game", which was held in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014.