After the passing of Maradona, the city of Naples proposed change the name to the stadium of San paolo, where does he play Napoli, to “Diego Armando Maradona”, as a tribute to the Argentine star who passed away a few days ago and who gave the team two league titles and the only UEFA Cup in its history and the project was approved.
“The deliberation was signed by the entire municipal council“Explained the city council in a statement.
“He is the greatest footballer of all time that, with his immense talent and magic, honored for seven years the shirt of the Napoli, offering him two scudetti (title of Italian champion) and other prestigious cups, receiving in exchange for the city an eternal and unconditional love ”, the letter added.
OFFICIAL: The San Paolo stadium in Napoli was renamed the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. In honor of the Argentine genius who gave so much to that city 👏🏻🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/3gFxc1WTlo
– Soccer Motivations (@MotivacionesF) December 4, 2020
This is the news that all local fans were waiting for, since at the time of the proposal, Napoli fans were the happiest, since after Argentina, Naples is the place where the “Fluff” is most revered.
The new name will be used in the team’s next home match, which will be the December 10, when the Parthenopeans face the Real Sociedad in the Europa League.
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