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Gimnasia fan with a Diego Maradona tattoo on the back of his head
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VIDEO: Gimnasia fan gets Diego Maradona’s face tattooed on his head in tribute to the new manager

Quite the welcome.

¡PROMETIÓ Y CUMPLIÓ!

El viernes, este hincha de Gimnasia había dicho en @Sportia que se iba a tatuar la cara de Maradona. Hoy, en la presentación, CAYÓ ASÍ. ¡LOCURA TOTAL! pic.twitter.com/dMsCSVdV9V

— TyC Sports (@TyCSports) September 8, 2019

This Gimnasia fan welcomed new manager Diego Maradona to the club by getting a tattoo of the Argentina legend’s face on the back of his head.

After the opening five rounds of fixtures of the new Argentine top flight season, Gimnasia are rooted to the bottom of the table with just one point.

Un hincha de Gimnasia salió a festejar lo de Maradona blandiendo una motosierra. pic.twitter.com/S8Vd4q3N9T

— David Mosquera (@renaldinhos) September 7, 2019

Maradona left Mexican side Dorados de Sinaloa in June citing ill health, but his return to management in his homeland saw thousands turn up for the unveiling.

According to reports, the 1986 World Cup winner was driven around the pitch on a golf buggy and led supporters in a chant of “the one who does not jump is an Englishman”.