Diego Maradona's grandson presents Finalissima trophy ahead of Italy vs Argentina game
The grandson of Diego Maradona and son of Sergio Aguero was present at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night to help with the presentation of the inaugural Finalissima.
Italy and Argentina are competing in the first-ever tournament authorised by FIFA in which the winner of the European Championships goes up against the winner of the Copa America.
In this case it is the Azzurri and La Albiceleste who will be competing and ahead of kick-off at Wembley, both nations came together to bring out the prize.
Each nation had a legend of their country bring out the trophy as well, with Marco Tardelli selected for Italy and Javier Zanetti chosen for Argentina.
With those two were two younger mascots and it's fair to say that Argentina's choice has quite the footballing background behind him.
In fact, it was none other than Diego Maradona's grandson, who happens to be the son of Sergio Aguero. Oh, and his godfather is Lionel Messi so yeah, there's talent galore in that family.
Premier Sports commentator Peter Drury was able to give a rundown of the family tree ahead of kick-off.
Here's what's up for grabs tonight! 🏆
Italy and Argentina legends Marco Tardelli and Javier Zanetti present the Finalissima trophy 🇮🇹🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/WIqDuGFtIk
— Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) June 1, 2022
"[Javier Zanetti] His young assistant by the way is the grandson of Diego Maradona, the son therefore of Sergio Aguero, who married Maradona's youngest daughter," he explained.
Drury also added that the ball that Maradona's grandson was carrying the face of the world-renowned footballing legend.
He added: "The ball that he bares was the face of Diego Maradona. A face that wherever Argentina travel is forever preeminent."
Argentina currently lead after Lautaro Martinez opened the scoring thanks to impressive work from Messi in the build up.
Messi is in the mood this evening!
Wonderful play from the little magician, who finds Lautaro in the middle for an easy finish! pic.twitter.com/G4vw6R5vfF
— FootballJOE (@FootballJOE) June 1, 2022
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