Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/19/12
Juan Roman Riquelme and Diego Maradona are two alpha-males of Argentine soccer, but their long-running feud is threatening to divide one of the country's most prestigious clubs. Both Maradona and Riquelme have worn the famous blue and yellow jersey of Boca Juniors. Riquelme is today's hero, while Maradona is the icon of yesteryear. Riquelme recently led Boca to the final of the 2012 Copa Libertadores, but the Argentines lost to Brazil's Corinthians. Had Boca won, it would have been Riquelme's fourth continental triumph with the club. After the final, he claimed he was empty and had nothing more to give...

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