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Foot: a magnificent statue of Diego Maradona inaugurated in Naples

2021-11-29T09:24:08.695Z

LE SCAN SPORT - The Italian club paid a new tribute to the Argentinian legend by unveiling a superb statue bearing his likeness on Sunday.



The night of football in Naples could not have been more successful on Sunday night.

The transalpine club confirmed its leadership in the league by largely dominating Lazio Rome (4-0) after once again paying tribute to its former glory, Diego Maradona.

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After the inauguration of a first statue in front of the old San Paolo stadium on Thursday, a second was presented before the meeting within the walls of Naples plunged into darkness and illuminated by thousands of smartphone lights.

A magnificent sculpture representing the leaping attacking midfielder, in full action with the ball, all resting on a base representing n ° 10, its emblematic number.

Details that matter, the 1986 world champion has a golden left foot and the immortalized scene is taken from an action taken during the World Cup in Mexico, not with the Napoli jersey he played with between 1984 and 1992.

The Neapolitans, who made short work of the Roman rival in their renamed Diego Maradona stadium also paid tribute to the South American idol by wearing a jersey with his face printed on it.

Source: lefigaro

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