Bielsa sent a signed Leeds shirt to the ex-Liverpool star.
As a combination, Liverpool and Rafa Benitez enjoyed a fairly happy six-year union, a period best remembered for the club’s heroic 2005 Champions League title. There’s still a lot of affection between the club and their former boss, although they find themselves in completely contrasting situations right now.
A compilation of the best Argentine players to ever ply their trade in the Premier League, including Manchester City and Newcastle United favourites.
The former Liverpool man was on target for Newell's Old Boys with a goal that prompted a familiar response from the man on commentary duties.
Former Liverpool star Maxi Rodriguez gives his take on Angel di Maria’s move from Real Madrid to Manchester United, while Atletico Madrid captain Gabi praises the Argentine winger.
Maxi was part of the starting XI that started Argentina's 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
And no it's not a Luis Suarez-esque handball, it's Maxi Rodriguez' dribbling ability which is picking up the plaudits.
Former Liverpool stars Raul Meireles and Maxi Rodriguez both bagged goals for their countries last night.
Maxi Rodriguez missed the vital fifth penalty as Newell's Old Boys lost out to Atletico Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores semi-final.
Maxi Rodriguez scored the opener as Newell's Old Boys defeated Atletico Mineiro in the first-leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final.