Amidst the uncertainty of the future of the famous wall of idols located today in front of the headquarters of General Severianoa group of fans from Botafogo decided to take some of the tribute to the stars of Glorioso’s history into the Nilton Santos Stadium. A mural with 25 alvinegro idols was opened last Sunday night (28/8) in the cabin “hebrew fire“, located in the West Sector.
The inauguration was attended by the entrepreneur John Textormajority shareholder of SAF Botafogo, of the president Durcesio Mellofrom former goalkeeper Mangoand Hanna Santos, granddaughter of Nilton Santos, who posed for photos on site. the CEO Jorge Braga he was also in space and participated in the fraternization, conducted by Jews from Botafogo.
The Mural of Idols has 4.24m wide and 2.85m high and has the artist’s signature Marco Antonio Monteiro. The organization emphasizes that the definition of the 25 honorees took place after a group internal vote. A previous list had 40 names, ten were guaranteed to be world champions. The remaining 30 were voted on to choose the other 15 who would compose the illustration.
– Grupo Fogo Hebreu started in March 2014 and currently has around 150 people. At the end of 2021, we rented a cabin in the West Sector, in the last Serie B games, which fortunately led us to the desired rise to Serie A – said the Botafogo Paulo Kleinbergerwho was administrative vice-president in the management of Nelson Mufarrej and Carlos Eduardo Pereiraand was in charge of the project Constellation Alvinegra.
– That opening day was really exciting. In addition to this Idol Mural, we launched its virtual version so that any fan can get to know it through the address niltonsantos.com.br/mural. The idea is to invite other idols of the Mural or family representatives to be honored in the cabin at games at Nilton Santos he added.