Diego Maradona’s brother Hugo has handed away aged 52 in Naples.© AFP
Diego Maradona’s youthful brother Hugo has died in Naples on the age of 52 only a 12 months after the Argentine soccer legend handed away, Italian soccer membership Napoli confirmed on Tuesday. “Hugo Maradona has died,” Napoli mentioned in a quick assertion on their web site, confirming studies within the Italian press the previous footballer had suffered a coronary heart assault. The membership mentioned Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis and the group “come collectively round Maradona’s household and unite with them within the ache of Hugo’s dying”.
A former Argentine youth worldwide midfielder, Hugo Maradona performed in Italy, Austria, Spain, Argentina and Japan, earlier than returning to Italy to settle there completely and had a quick teaching profession with novice golf equipment in Naples.
Maradona, who had three youngsters, not too long ago ran on a right-wing record in municipal elections, which the left in the end received.
Hugo Maradona was signed by Napoli in 1987 — becoming a member of Diego — earlier than being loaned to Ascoli.
On September 20 of the identical 12 months, the 2 brothers performed towards one another with Diego’s Napoli popping out on prime 2-1.
Diego Maradona extensively thought to be one of many biggest footballers of all time, handed away in November 2020, aged 60.
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