Maradona: Napoli Stadium To Be Renamed After Soccer Great

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San Paolo stadium. CIRO DE LUCA REUTERS
Maradona: Napoli Stadium To Be Renamed After Soccer Great - Vantage News Nigeria
San Paolo stadium.
CIRO DE LUCA REUTERS

San Paolo stadium, the home ground of Italian Serie A side, SS Napoli, will be renamed after the late football legend, Diego ,Maradona who passed away on Wednesday.

According to Sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano, the stadium where the Argentine great played during his successful time at the club will be renamed after Maradona.

Fabrizio tweeted, “Confirmed. Napoli stadium ‘San Paolo’ will be re-named in honour of Diego Armando Maradona.”

Maradona: Napoli Stadium To Be Renamed After Soccer Great - Vantage News Nigeria
Maradona led Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986 [File: Carlo Fumagalli/AP Photo]
The 60-year-old, who in 1986 led Argentina to a World Cup triumph, had a history of health problems before passing away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

He had earlier this month, underwent successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires.

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