Italian Giant, Napoli has rename it home grand Diego Armando Maradon in honour of the legendary Argentine footballer, who passed away last week at the age of 60
According to the club statement: “With his immense talent and his magic, he honoured the Napoli shirt for seven years, giving it two historical championships and other prestigious cups, and receiving in exchange from the whole city an eternal and unconditional love,”
“Through the football victories of the Argentine champion, it was not only the Napoli team that won but the whole city, which fully identifies with him,” it read.
“Always on the side of the weakest and the common people, Maradona fought the prejudices and discrimination that Neapolitans were still subjected to inside the stadiums, becoming the idol of the entire city.”
Also according to Sky Sport Journalist, Fabrizio Romano, he tweeted “Official. Napoli stadium has ben re-named ‘Diego Armando Maradona’ as expected. 🔵 @sscnapoli”