Claudio Borghi defined Juan Román Riquelme as a “Martian” and he blamed him for having decided to be a leader and not bow down to a football commentator. “I love him very much and wish him well, but he was selfish. It knows so much that I would have liked to see it “commented the Bichi.
In the interview with the program Sporty IP, the former coach of Mouth He reviewed the intimacy of the squad of the Argentine National Team that was established in Mexico ’86, spoke of Lionel Scaloni and chose his favorite goal from Diego Armando Maradona.
About the World Cup in which the Albiceleste lifted the Cup from the hand of Carlos Salvador Bilardo, Bichi commented: “In private we felt that Belgium was more difficult than England. I remember so many sad things from the Malvinas era. We would train in Palermo and we would see many trucks leaving with young soldiers who left very happy without knowing where they were going. I was ashamed to think that a party was going to avenge his death. I am against the anthem and the flags at football matches.
In addition, he reviewed the clash with England: “The shirts for that day were bought by Moschella. They were cooked in concentration and it has the largest shield. From the midfield to the area it is a normal goal, but once it enters it is something that only Diego could do ”. To close the subject, he referred to what he felt when he was champion: “In Mexico I had not realized the importance of winning the Cup. The concentration and coexistence was hard. We wanted the World Cup to end quickly. We found out how important it was when we arrived in Argentina and saw what we could offer to a people that lives football like this ”.
“From the National Team I saw the game with Bolivia more. Yes i like it? Hmm … we won. Argentina has an incredible number of footballers. Let’s see what happens later. You have seen so many great teams that you have very high expectations. They shine more in their teams than in the National Team, but it is something to work on ”, he said about the current situation of the Albiceleste.
When asked about Juan Román Riquelme’s new role, Borghi commented: “I never imagine that Martian (Riquelme) at all. He was selfish not being a commentator. He knows so much about football that I would have liked to see him commenting. I love him very much and wish him the best. With him I had the inconvenience of directing someone I admired. That can not be done”.
“Riquelme is a woman with three t… it cannot be said on television. The most difficult thing he did was that facing it was like reading a book with someone who already read it. I knew everything that was going to happen ”, Borghi closed in Deportivo IP.