Flamengo fans disrespected Pel and Maradona during a tribute to the King of Football and Roberto Dynamite, who died just lately. The second occurred minutes earlier than Rubro-Negro’s debut within the Campeonato Carioca, towards Audax Rio, this Thursday evening (12).
Flamengo gained the match 1-0, nevertheless it was the habits of the fans during the minute’s silence on the Maracana earlier than the ball that obtained essentially the most consideration. They sang an tailored model of the music “a thousand bare”.
When praising Zico, one in every of Flamengo’s greatest idols, fans known as Pel a “pot head” and Maradona a “stink”.
Not paying consideration to the content material of the music that blared within the stadium, announcer Ivan Bruno even praised the angle of the fans during the “Bend Sports” broadcast.
“What a beautiful gesture from the Flamengo fans. Singing that Pele music,” he mentioned of the screaming fans during the tribute to the King of Football.
Pel Dynamite died on January 8, 2023.
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Zico rejects the tribute
In an interview with the newspaper “O Globo”, Zico confirmed that he had already requested the fans of the pink and black to cease singing this music.
Even to his credit score, he mentioned he was “all the time towards” the passage, which disrespected each Pel – thought of by many to be the best of all time – and Maradona.