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From Saint Paolo to Diego Armando Maradona: The stadium of the Napoli changes of name

Published:27/11/2020 - 12:40h

Updated:27/11/2020 - 12:40h

The mayor the Italian city of Napoli, Luigi De Magistris, announced that the stadium San Paolo will pass to carry the name of Diego Armando Maradona

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One of the biggest footprints and imborrables that left Maradona was in the Naples, club that until his arrival did not have any renown between the most powerful of Italy. Because of this change that ocasionó the ten in the celestial team, the Saint stadium Paolo will happen to call Diego Armando Maradona.

After giving to know the painful news, the mayor of the city of Naples, Luigi of Magistris announced the change of name in the field of the club that grew thanks to Maradona: "we will baptise the Saint stadium Paolo with the name of Diego Armando Maradona", indicated the mayor.

Of the same way, Magistris decreed deceit in the city, the lights of the stadium will remain lit like homage to so many glories that gave Maradona to the humble team of the Naples from 1984, a bond that perdurará all the history.

The history of Maradona in Naples

His big level in the Italian club called the attention ofall , gave him form to a team that changed for ever the history of the club. In the season 1986/87, consecrated champion of the Series To for the first time and of the Glass Italy by third occasion in his life. In the 1988/89, took it out champion of the Glass UEFA, current Europe League, only international title of the institution.

To the following campaign, Diego went back to carry to the Napoli to the highest in his country. It won his second Scudetto and raised again the Supercopa of Italy. The World-wide of Italy of 1990, meant the end of the active bond of Maradona with the team 'azzurri'. In the semifinals, Argentina confronted to the combined local and deleted it in the penal, with a conversion of the ten in the same Saint stadium Paolo.

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