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Copa Maradona: it would pit the Euro Cup and Copa America champions against each other.

The match would take place between December and January with the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Napoli as the venue and taking advantage of the fact that most Argentine players play in Europe. 

Maradona Stadium
Maradona Stadium

Almost as if he had planned it from heaven, the day Lionel Messi lifted the Copa America against Brazil and the European Championship ended with Italy's title against England, it was a perfect weekend for Diego Maradona. Because of his country's triumph and the rivalry he had with the British, added to his half-life in Italy.
 

With the extinction of the Confederations Cup, which was played a year before each World Cup with the champion teams of the respective cups in their continents, speculation began about the possibility of playing a match between Italy and Argentina with Diego Maradona as the main reason.

FIFA would have advised Argentina and Italy about the realization of the 'Diego Maradona Cup' on Italian soil taking advantage of the title of both teams. However, it is not specified if it would be an official tournament or if it would be like the friendly match that had been planned months ago.

Between December and January with the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Napoli as the venue and taking advantage of the fact that most Argentine players play in Europe. For the time being, the possibility of playing in Buenos Aires has been ruled out, and the presence of the public also plays an important role.

The exact details of the competition remain to be confirmed, so too whether this would be a one-off homage to Maradona or if it could be the beginning of a regular Super Cup-type event featuring the winners of the European Championship and Copa America.

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