Tribute To The King Of Football: Naples Made The Golden-Legged Statue: The gold-legged statue was built as a tribute to Diego Maradona, the king of football and Argentine legend.
The statue was built in Napoli Stadium (Diego Armando Maradona Stadium). The statue was unveiled ahead of the match between Napoli and Sassuolo in the Italian Football League.
Maradona jumping with the ball was made into a statue. The famous goalscoring left leg was designed with gold plating.
Napoli unveiled a new statue of Diego Maradona with a golden left foot pic.twitter.com/bYa5BcRmKH
— GOAL (@goal) October 29, 2022
Napoli paid tribute to their legend as part of Maradona’s 62nd birthday. It will be two years since Maradona passed away on November 25.
The first World Cup since the legend’s death will be staged in Qatar. Argentina’s national team and fans remember his death with tears.
Maradona played for Argentina in four World Cups from 1982 to 1994. In the 1986 World Cup, under the leadership of Maradona, the Argentina team won the World Cup by defeating West Germany in the final, and Maradona won the Golden Ball for the best player.
Napoli unveiled a Diego Maradona statue ahead of today’s game and it’s perfect pic.twitter.com/mzJPUWQLxK
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 29, 2022
Maradona’s two goals against England in the quarter-finals of this tournament went down in history.
The first goal, scored by a handball that went unnoticed by the referee, is known as the hand of God, and the second goal, which he scored after running 60 meters past six England players, has been described as the goal of the century.
Diego Maradona would have turned 62 today pic.twitter.com/YEdKZr2Bwh
— GOAL (@goal) October 30, 2022
Argentina beat England by two goals to one in the game. Maradona is also famous for his worldwide fan base. He was even described as the god of football on some occasions.
“Feet of God.”
Napoli unveil their new Diego Maradona statue pic.twitter.com/0ZspFTdaDD
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) October 29, 2022
Maradona died on November 25, 2020, at the age of 60 due to a heart attack. He underwent brain surgery two weeks ago.
The news of his death left the football world in tears amid reports that the legend was on the mend.
Diego Maradona at World Cups. Unplayable. pic.twitter.com/GNMGhEYRg1
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) October 30, 2022
Maradona’s children later alleged medical malpractice.
But Dr. Leopold denied all the allegations and responded that he had given Maradona all the help he could.