On Wednesday, in the midst of the celebrations for the conquest of the Argentine Super Cup, there was an image that conquered the fans of Boca and that was the friendship that unites Derek, the son of Frank Fabra, and Felicitas, the daughter of Nicholas Figal. This Monday, the little ones again caused great tenderness to the fans by entering the field hand in hand in the preview of the game against Defense and Justice.
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In the moments before the teams left the playing field, the children held hands and headed the line. Such was the rush of both to get onto the field that even the referee Fernando Espinoza had to ask them -with a smile on his face- to wait behind the lime line.
The image of Derek and Felicitas went viral on social networks and caused tenderness not only among the fans of Boca, but also among those of other clubs.
The children were on the field because in the preview of the match valid for the sixth date of the Professional League, Xeneize celebrated the conquest of the Argentine Super Cup. Hugo Ibarra’s team won the title last Wednesday after beating Patronato de Paraná 3-0 at the Madre de Ciudades stadium in Santiago del Estero.
Boca drew 0-0 with Defensa y Justicia: missed the chance to climb to the top of the Professional League
Boca drew 0-0 with Defensa y Justicia in the match that closed the sixth date of the Professional League. The Xeneize could not seize the opportunity to become the leader of the tournament. Equality favored Halcón de Varela: they reached San Lorenzo and they share the lead.
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The referee Fernando Espinoza was the protagonist of a controversy: he did not go to review a play that ended with Kevin Gutiérrez bleeding from an elbow from Óscar Romero.
Hugo Ibarra’s men, who have just been crowned champions of the Argentine Super Cup after beating Patronato de Paraná, now have 11 points in the standings. The Falcon, meanwhile, adds 13.