Napoli’s Stadium has been renamed after Diego Maradona in memory of the Legend who led the club to two Italian league titles.
In a statement, it read;
“the greatest footballer of all time who, with his immense talent and magic, honoured the Naples jersey for seven years, offering it two Italian league titles and other prestigious trophies, and receiving, in exchange, the eternal and unconditional love of the entire city”.
Napoli have already paid homage to Maradona, who played for the club from 1984 to 1991, in two home games.
The city authorities and the club’s president had proposed renaming the San Paolo Stadium within hours of Maradona’s death on November 25.
The decree was signed by the entire city council.