Diego Maradona set to be the subject of a ‘Last Dance’-style documentary on his time at Napoli, with proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis paying tribute to the ‘legendary determine’ who introduced them two Serie A titles
- Diego Maradona impressed Napoli to the solely two league titles of their historical past
- The diminutive Argentine stays a digital deity in the southern Italian metropolis
- He died final November at the age of 60 and is set to be commemorated once more
- The Argentine’s stint in Naples was chronicled by Asif Kapadia in a 2019 movie
The present, partly devised by present Napoli proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis, will cowl Maradona’s seven years in the southern Italian metropolis, when he was adored by supporters for delivering the solely two Serie A titles of their historical past.
Maradona died final November aged 60 and stays a digital deity in Naples, the place there are shrines round the metropolis in his honour.
Diego Maradona (second proper) is set to be the subject of a ‘Last Dance’-style documentary
The diminutive Argentine impressed Napoli to the solely two Serie A titles of their whole historical past
‘We are about to produce a TV sequence lasting 10 hours to go round the world on the golden years of Maradona at Napoli, from 1984 to 1991,’ De Laurentiis informed Sportsmail.
‘We modified the title of our floor, which was as soon as known as San Paolo however is now the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
‘Neapolitans have created locations of worship round the metropolis in honour of Maradona, with candles, flowers and pictures. He is a legendary determine.’
Maradona is subsequently idolised in the southern Italian metropolis of Naples and seen as a digital deity
President Aurelio De Laurentiis paid tribute to the affect the ‘legendary determine’ had on the membership
The Argentine’s stint in Naples has already been chronicled by Asif Kapadia, who produced related movies about Formula One driver Ayrton Senna and singer Amy Winehouse, in the 2019 movie ‘Diego Maradona’.
Kapadia created all three utilizing archive footage, whereas a Maradona biopic – ‘Blessed Dream’ – is set for launch on Amazon later this yr.
De Laurentiis’ programme, in the meantime, depends on interviews with former team-mates and associates.