Diego Maradona: Napoli rename stadium after late club legend

Napoli have renamed their arena after late club legend Diego Maradona.

Previous Argentina assaulting midfielder and director Maradona, who kicked the bucket matured 60 in November, driven the Italian side to two Serie A titles, in 1987 and 1990.

The Stadio San Paolo will currently be known as the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, after the Napoli city gathering endorsed the goal.

Napoli proprietor Aurelio de Laurentiis proposed renaming the arena in an open letter after Maradona’s demise.

The city hall leader of Naples, Luigi de Magistris, additionally upheld the thought.

Maradona went through seven years at Napoli subsequent to joining from Barcelona in 1984, likewise winning the 1987 Coppa Italia and 1989 Uefa Cup with the Italian club.

Fans accumulated at the arena to honor him after his demise on 25 November and Napoli regarded him before their Europa League coordinate against HNK Rijeka, every player wearing a shirt with ‘Maradona 10’ on the back.

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“The goal was endorsed by the whole city chamber,” said the board in an explanation.

It added that Maradona was “the best footballer ever” who “with his tremendous ability and sorcery regarded the Napoli group shirt for a very long time” and “accepting in return from the entire city an unceasing and unlimited love”.

Maradona showed up for Napoli, more than he made for some other club in his vocation, and scored 81 objectives.

He spoke to Argentina in four World Cups and was commander when they won the 1986 title in Mexico.


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