Street artist Marley has painted more than 20 new portraits of Diego Maradona at the football stadium of Argentinos Juniors. Photos by Buenos Aires Street Art.
Marley has spent more than a month painting new portraits of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona at the stadium that bears his name in the neighbourhood of La Paternal.
Many of the mural feature Maradona in the red and white colours of Argentinos Juniors that was his first professional football club where he played for five years.
This mural (above) refers to ‘La Banda de la Pani’ that is the Barra brava of Argentinos Juniors or the hardcare football fans.
Other street artists have also painted artworks depicting Maradona at Argentinos Juniors stadium.
Other artists including Cartooneros have also created football-themed artworks on the walls of the stadium.
Ladybird stencils can be found around the stadium. Argentinos Juniors’ nickname is ‘los Bichitos Colorados’ or ‘little red insects’.
The murals by Marley have already become a tourist attractions with visitors stopping to take photos in front of the artworks.
All photos © Buenos Aires Street Art