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Italy: Fans in Naples commemorate football legend with bonfire and flares01:53

Italy: Fans in Naples commemorate football legend with bonfire and flares

Italy, Naples
November 27, 2020 at 02:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds gathered in Naples' Piazza del Plebiscito, where a large picture of Diego Maradona was deployed, to commemorate the football legend, on Thursday.

The grieving fans lit up flares and bonfires, as they cheered on in front of a large poster depicting the late football icon.

Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday night after being discharged from a hospital two weeks after having a brain surgery.

Italy: Fans in Naples commemorate football legend with bonfire and flares01:53
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Hundreds gathered in Naples' Piazza del Plebiscito, where a large picture of Diego Maradona was deployed, to commemorate the football legend, on Thursday.

The grieving fans lit up flares and bonfires, as they cheered on in front of a large poster depicting the late football icon.

Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday night after being discharged from a hospital two weeks after having a brain surgery.

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