Honour the dead while they’re still alive

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Maradona rests at the Olimpic Stadium after the Italy 1990 Fifa World Cup final between West Germany and Argentina won by West Germany.  Picture: Franco Origlia/Getty Images
Maradona rests at the Olimpic Stadium after the Italy 1990 Fifa World Cup final between West Germany and Argentina won by West Germany. Picture: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

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Mike and the Mechanics’ classic cover of The Living Years (although I like The Isaacs’ version better) came to mind last week after the death of Argentine superstar Diego Maradona. The song is about regretting the lost chances in life.

“I just wish I could have told him in the living years,” goes the song.

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