Veron becomes public enemy No.1

September 7, 2003
By Luis Ampuero
BUENOS AIRES, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Juan Sebastian Veron, the golden boy of Argentine soccer until 18 months ago, is now firmly established as public enemy number one in the eyes of the country's supporters.

The Chelsea midfielder was jeered and insulted for 66 minutes during Saturday's World Cup qualifier at home to Chile before being substituted by Matias Almeyda. The game ended 2-2.

One banner at the River Plate stadium read 'Veron is English' - the ultimate insult in Argentina ...

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