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Italy: Napoli fans gather outside San Paolo stadium to honour Maradona's memory01:06

Italy: Napoli fans gather outside San Paolo stadium to honour Maradona's memory

Italy, Naples
November 26, 2020 at 17:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fans of S.S.C. Napoli gathered outside San Paolo stadium in Naples on Thursday to pay tribute to former club player and footballing legend Diego Maradona who passed away on Wednesday.

Groups of supporters waived flags and sang club songs dedicated to the Argentine playmaker who played for Napoli between 1984 and 1991.

'D10s' as he was often known, became football's biggest superstar in the 1980's by leading Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986 and carrying Napoli to their only ever Italian titles in the 1986-87 and 1989-90 seasons.

Maradona passed away aged 60 on Wednesday. He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

Italy: Napoli fans gather outside San Paolo stadium to honour Maradona's memory01:06
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Fans of S.S.C. Napoli gathered outside San Paolo stadium in Naples on Thursday to pay tribute to former club player and footballing legend Diego Maradona who passed away on Wednesday.

Groups of supporters waived flags and sang club songs dedicated to the Argentine playmaker who played for Napoli between 1984 and 1991.

'D10s' as he was often known, became football's biggest superstar in the 1980's by leading Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986 and carrying Napoli to their only ever Italian titles in the 1986-87 and 1989-90 seasons.

Maradona passed away aged 60 on Wednesday. He was hospitalised two weeks ago, to remove a blood clot from his brain, and released eight days later following a successful operation.

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