Maradona: kněz i oběť temného argentinského rituálu

Na pomezí smrti, a přece stále lnoucí k životu, Diego Maradona se v těchto dnech jeví jako kněz i oběť tragického argentinského rituálu. Argentinci, vášniví a v bolesti trpěliví, mají schopnost vytvářet celosvětové hrdiny, jako jsou Eva Perón a Ché Guevara. Argentinská fotbalová hvězda se téměř povznesla na tento ušlechtilý piedestal.

Evita i Ché byli po celou svou kariéru ve veřejném životě vážní lidé. Odevzdali se velikým, nebezpečným a hrdinským skutkům. Svým úsilím chtěli změnit svět a dobrovolně na svých bedrech nesli břímě celých zástupů.

Oba od svého křehkého zdraví žádali přespříliš. Smrt jejich životy přervala v mladosti. Ché nepřežil politický nezdar a Evitin život ukončila nemoc, která ji zřejmě uchránila před politickou pohromou, jaká postihla jejího manžela o několik let později.

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