Maradona's death a 'devastating blow' for Naples, says his old club Napoli

NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - Italian soccer club Napoli said on Wednesday the death of its former star Diego Armando Maradona was a 'devastating blow' for both the city and the club. 'We are in mourning,' said club spokesman Nicola Lombardo

Reuters November 26, 2020 00:11:06 IST
Maradona's death a 'devastating blow' for Naples, says his old club Napoli

Maradonas death a devastating blow for Naples says his old club Napoli

NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - Italian soccer club Napoli said on Wednesday the death of its former star Diego Armando Maradona was a "devastating blow" for both the city and the club.

"We are in mourning," said club spokesman Nicola Lombardo. "We feel like a boxer who has been knocked out. We are in shock."

Maradona played for Napoli between 1984 and 1991, helping the city win its first Serie A league title.

(Reporting by Crispian Balmer; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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