Napoli to rename historical stadium ‘Stadio San Paolo’ after late Diego Maradona

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As the whole world continues to mourn the death of one of the greatest football players, Diego Armando Maradona, his old club Napoli, is set to name their historical stadium, Stadio Sao Paulo, after the Argentine wizard.

Napoli to rename historical stadium 'Stadio San Paolo' after late Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona, who spent seven years with the Italian giants, 

died after suffering a cardiac arrest in his home country of Argentina.

Diego Maradona, who is said to be at his home recovering from brain surgery, Departed the

world having build a great legacy that youths around the globe are hoping to emulate.

Top legends in the game like the great Brazilian Pele have all sent their tributes to the families

and loved of Maradona with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi also

penning a heartfelt tribute to Maradona.

One minute’s silence was also held at various football ground across the globe after news of his passing went viral, and the name of Napoli home ground which house 55,000 fans

now set to be called Sao-Paolo-Diego Armando Maradona.

While he’s best known for his dazzling displays in the iconic white and sky blue stripes of

Argentina, Maradona is also worshipped on the streets of Naples.

Between 1984 and 1991, he scored 115 goals for Napoli and even became Italian football’s top scorer for the 1987-88 season.

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