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Eagle-eyed Whites fans could have spotted an Argentine shaking boss Marcelo Bielsa’s hand at Pride Park yesterday.
The man, dressed up in a Newell’s Old Boys shirt, looked delighted to be meeting his countryman.
He has been revealed as Diego Lopez – an Argentine who recently moved to Derby.
Posting on Twitter, Diego said:
“I’m the happy guy in the picture shaking hands with Marcelo. I’m Argentinian, recently moved to Derby and couldn’t skip the change to go and meet this legend.”
Leeds United supporter Scott White met Diego in a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant close to the Derby County ground prior to the game, and confirmed on Twitter he had travelled from SOUTH USA recently.
Bielsa played for the Argentine club side in his hometown of Rosario from 1977-78, time for manage them from 1990-92. His first coaching job was with the club’s youth teams.
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