In the program if it happens, it happenswho drives ignacio ortelli by Radio Rivadavia, Mauricio Macri He did not hide his concern for Boca’s present and announced that he will participate in the club’s next elections.
“The Boca that we built together for 12 years in which it was respected by the entire world, today for me is in crisis due to the personalistic way that Juan Román Riquelme has to govern as he pleases“said the former president of the Nation.
“I am going to participate, without a doubt, because I am very concerned about what is happening at the club. You can win or lose, but Boca is above all people. Boca is the one that we built together for 12 years, a solid, strong and respected institution in the world. Not only because of the number of titles we won (16), but also because we would convey professionalism, seriousness and organization,” he assured.
In turn, although it is not yet confirmed, everything would indicate that the political leader will be, at least, on the list as a member of Andres Ibarra, your candidate. And it is more than clear that the support from abroad for one of the opposition sides was always there.
Despite the questioning of Riquelme, current first vice president of the xeneizeacknowledged: “The player is one thing, I had the honor of bringing him to Boca twice and having discovered him at Argentinos Juniors. But that has nothing to do with being a sports leader. The rules are the same for everyone“.
During Macri’s tenure at Boca, the club won the Libertadores Cup in 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2007, the 2000 and 2003 Intercontinentals, the South American Cup in 2004 and 2005, the South American Cup Winners’ Cup in 2005, 2006 and 2008, and local tournaments opening 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, and the Clausura 1999 and 2006, highlighting the relevant role that carlos bianchi as DT and Riquelme as the axis on the field.
On the other hand, he was consulted about the possibilities of being president of the fifa and he maintained that “it is very complex because it requires the support of the majority of the countries of the world, although it would be an honor to become so.”
currently president of the FIFA FoundationMacri emphasizes that he has a relationship of trust with the current president of the entity that governs world football, gianni infantinoand revealed that he is “very grateful”, although he clarified: “But we got as far as that.”