Municipality of Naples has officially announced that the San Paolo will, from now on, be named after Diego Armando Maradona.
Maradona passed away on November 25 after suffering a cardiac arrest and among the tribute to the two-time Scudetto winner, renaming Napoli’s stadium was suggested.
“With a resolution approved, the stadium was named after Diego Armando Maradona,” the Municipality wrote in a statement.
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“The resolution was proposed by Mayor Luigi de Magistris, by the Councillor for Toponymy Alessandre Clemente and signed by the entire City Council, which met in Palazzo San Giacomo.
“Shortly before the Executive Committee meeting, the Advisory Commission for City Toponomy had approved the proposal of the Mayor, the Councillor for Toponomy Allessandra Clemente and the City Council, naming the San Paolo stadium after Diego Armando Maradona with the name Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.”