Napoli sweep Rome in the night in honor of Maradona

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Wearing a special shirt bearing the colors of the Argentine flag and a quad in the window of the capital’s team, Napoli immortalized the memory of Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona during his 4-0 victory over Roma today, Sunday, in the ninth stage of the Serie A.

At the “San Paolo” stadium in Naples, Italy, which is awaiting official approval to change its name to the “Diego Maradona” stadium, Napoli immortalized the memory of his former star Maradona, who passed away days ago and won a precious victory over Rome to guide him to the spirit of the legend.

Napoli was not satisfied with standing a minute of silence in mourning for Maradona, carrying flowers before the match, or wearing black badges, as was the case in the rest of the Italian League matches, as well as stopping the matches in the tenth minute to commemorate Maradona’s shirt number, with his picture displayed on the stadium screens and in the stands that are still vacant due to an outbreak crisis Infections with the new “Corona” virus. Still, the team won this difficult match to dedicate it to the spirit of Maradona.

Napoli regained their poise after the defeat against Milan in the last stage and today won four goals by Lorenzo Insigne, Fabian Ruiz, Belgian Dries Mertens, and Matteo Politano in the minutes 31, 64, 81 and 87.

Napoli raised its score to 17 points, to advance to seventh on goal difference only behind Juventus and Roma and Verona.