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Italy: Naples mourns after death of Argentinian football icon Maradona01:47

Italy: Naples mourns after death of Argentinian football icon Maradona

Italy, Naples
November 26, 2020 at 09:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Residents in the southern Italian city of Naples were mourning the death of Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona who passed away after a heart attack on Wednesday.

Maradona was honoured as a symbol of the local football club for decades since he had helped the city secure its first Serie A league title in 1987.

In a statement, the club has described Maradona's death as a 'devastating blow'.

Italy: Naples mourns after death of Argentinian football icon Maradona01:47
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Residents in the southern Italian city of Naples were mourning the death of Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona who passed away after a heart attack on Wednesday.

Maradona was honoured as a symbol of the local football club for decades since he had helped the city secure its first Serie A league title in 1987.

In a statement, the club has described Maradona's death as a 'devastating blow'.