The Rosario back, scorer of a try in the 19-10 victory over Samoa, poses at the end of the Saint-Étienne game with leprosy No. 10 worn by Maradona.
In addition to being one of the figures of Los Pumas, Emiliano Boffelli is a Newell fan to the core. So, minutes after a 19-10 victory over Samoa, the first for the Argentina team at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Rosario’s back celebrated with a red and black shirt in hand.
The rise of the Goblins, author of the first try against the ocean team and 16 of 19 points for Michael Cheika’s teamstayed for a long time on the playing field of the Saint-Étienne stadium giving notes and greeting the nearby people in the stands, until they sent him the legendary uniform leprosy and he couldn’t hide his smile.
Quickly, Boffelli, who used to encourage the team in the stands of Marcelo Bielsa Coloso, He posed for a photo with the historic No. 10 mantle worn by none other than Diego Armando Maradona and retired with his arms raised.
The gesture did not go unnoticed in the city where he was born. In fact, Newell’s official account shared the image and dedicated a warm message to him: “The scorer of @lospumas ❤️🖤 Emiliano Boffelli was the figure of the National Team in the World Cup victory against Samoa. Go leper, go Argentina! 🇦🇷.”
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