Another Maradona is leaving …
Hugo Maradona, younger brother of Diego Armando Maradona, died this Tuesday at age 52 of a heart attack, as confirmed by his lawyer Angelo Pisani.
Very sad news. At age 52, Hugo Maradona, Diego’s brother, died of cardiac arrest while at his home in Naples.
The hug that must have been given up there. RIP, Hugo. 🙏🏼🌹 pic.twitter.com/2qAiSMSAfV
– Soccer Attack (@Futbolero Attack) December 28, 2021
The lawyer confirmed that Hugo Maradona died of a heart attack at his home in Monte di Procida, near the city of Naples, team where DDiego Armando Maradona played in the 1980s. Precisely the Italian club assured in a statement that the Everyone’s thoughts at Napoli “are with the Maradona family after Hugo’s sad death.”
The club sends its condolences after the death of Hugo Maradona. https://t.co/unW2qLqnx9
– Official SSC Napoli (@sscnapoliES) December 28, 2021
Hugo Maradona he also played in the Napoli before going on loan to Ascoli. In addition, he was a footballer in Spain with the Vallecano Ray and in Austria with the Rapid Vienna, before moving six years in Japan in various clubs.
From Rayo Vallecano we want to convey our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hugo Maradona, ex-player of the Club, who died at the age of 52.
– Rayo Vallecano (@RayoVallecano) December 28, 2021
+ “Do you think you will be like Diego?”
– “I never thought of becoming like Diego, because my brother is a Martian.”
At the age of 52, Hugo Maradona passed away. RIP and happy reunion with his brother and parents up there. 🙏🏼
– Third Change (@TercerCambio_) December 28, 2021
His death comes 13 months after the death of Diego Maradona, also from a heart attack following brain surgery, at age 60.
– Argentinos Juniors (@AAAJoficial) December 28, 2021
Hugo Maradona dies at the age of 52, after a cardiac arrest. The former Rayo Vallecano player, among others, and brother of Diego Maradona. D.E.P pic.twitter.com/BWzFzskmUM
– Raul Granado (@Raul_GranadoOCR) December 28, 2021
Hugo Maradona was the leader of one of those youth teams that remained in history, the Sub 16 from 1985 (I could see them when I was 9 years old)
In the final with Brazil, 40 thousand people filled the Amalfitani to see how Hugo scored the title goal ..QEPD 😥 pic.twitter.com/GwRInZ2vBn
– Luis Fregossi (@LuisFregossi) December 28, 2021
Hugo Maradona died.
Arisen from the inferiors of Argentinos Jrs. He toured various teams from Italy and Japan.
Everyone remembers that South American Under 16 from ’85 who won undefeated.
They say he went from a heart attack. For me it was because of sadness.
The Turk. RIP pic.twitter.com/lKkFJs24Yu
– Juan Bindi (@JuanBindi) December 28, 2021
(With information from Europa Press)