The porteño neighborhood of Mouth It is, without a doubt, one of the most charming. With its mix of colours, its fillets and its eternal homage to tango, this corner of the Buenos aires city It is one of the most visited and photographed by both tourists and locals. That is why little walkthe most colorful museum street in the world, was chosen to honor Lionel Messi. And there is a detail: a few meters from the current captain of the Argentine Soccer Team there is a great recognition to the other 10, to Diego Armando Maradona.

The 3D statue of the world champion

To honor Lionel Messi on his 36th birthday, they installed a 3D-printed scale replica of the world champion. “We had to put the winner in the most emblematic corner of Caminito,” he said Thomas Chernoffthe creator of the sculpture.

This is how the statue of Lionel Messi looks like in the emblematic “corner little walk“(Magallanes 837, CABA).

Regarding the choice of place to plant his work, the artist explained in dialogue with Telenueve: “That balcony is designed so that Messi is showing the cup. What I do is materialize ideas.” Then, he explained how the dedicated realization was: “Once I had the file, the planning began. In this case, it was planned in a lot of ‘little pieces’ to make it faster. The fun part was doing the Messi puzzle: It took us about a month and a half to put it together.”

Diego Maradona’s tribute bar

The bar that bears the name “Lo del Diego” opened in 2021, a year after the death of the soccer star. It was born with the idea of ​​creating a space 100% dedicated to the footballer’s career in the heart of San Telmo. The same, today, is divided into rooms that commemorate different stages of Maradona’s life.

The entrance of the Diego Maradona themed bar.

One of the favorite sectors of those who attend this bar is the balcony that has a replica of the body of Diego Maradona. There, visitors usually take several photos with their idol. As for gastronomy, the menu offers fast food and beers. And those who want to treasure this walk can stop by the souvenir shop (all of them are 100% Maradonians).

It is located at Avenida Don Pedro de Mendoza at 1859, and is open to the public every day from 10 AM to 8 PM.

Details of the bar “Lo del Diego”.

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