Reda Saleem (Dubai)
The late Argentine Diego Maradona returned to the world’s talk again on the first anniversary of the death of the legend No. 10, who occupied the masses of the globe in his life and after his death, as “FIFA”, the Argentine Federation and clubs from various leagues and stars of the “round witch” raced to commemorate his memory on the communication sites.
Under the slogan “A year since the departure of Diego Maradona”, the International Federation “FIFA” honored the Argentine Diego Maradona on the first anniversary of the death of “Legend No. 10”, one of the best football players of all time.
FIFA said: The news of the death of the Argentine icon shook the world, and the sudden death of the most respected player increased his position among the number one fans in the world. .
And the Argentine Federation published on its account a video that tells of the legend’s journey and touching moments of the fans’ crying over his departure, and he tweeted: “A year since Diego’s departure,” and other unions, including the Spanish Football Players Association, honored him, and published a message: “Thank you for your immortal legacy, football will always remember you.” .
The Italian city of Naples commemorated the first anniversary of Maradona’s death by drawing murals, sculptural works, and paintings of the late player.
Artist Domenico Seppi designed the bronze statue of the late and placed it for one day in front of the stadium where he played between 1984 and 1991, and it is being lifted before it is officially placed in the coming weeks, and other statues of him will be placed in the dressing rooms and the National Museum of Antiquities in Naples.
Aurelio de Laurentiis, president of Napoli club, visited the Spanish neighborhood in the city, which has been decorated for days with murals and decorative works of the Argentine player, to lay a wreath at a small shrine set up by the fans for him.
And some Boca Juniors fans, in which Maradona started his career as a player in 1981, moved to the center of Naples to commemorate the first anniversary of the departure of the football icon and filled the streets with the flags and shirts he was wearing, while the Argentine club published a video of its former star and moments of victories with the fans.
And the Brazilian star Pele tweeted on his account on Twitter: “A year without Diego, we will be friends forever.” And he posted a picture of him with Maradona embracing him.