Napoli striker Lorenzo Insigne has club legend Diego Maradona tattooed on his leg as he celebrates a permanent homage to late Argentina with his famous No. 10 jersey after the goal against Roma
- Lorenzo Insigne paid a touching and lasting homage to the late Diego Maradona
- The 29-year-old Napoli striker has a picture of the star tattooed on his leg
- The Serie A team named their stadium after the Argentine star as a tribute
Lorenzo Insigne paid a lasting tribute to Diego Maradona by having the icon of the late Argentina tattooed on his left leg.
The Napoli forward, along with the rest of the club, was badly affected by the legend’s death. The Serie A team renamed their stadium after him.
Insigne paid his own tribute during the league conflict with Roma and celebrated with a Napoli top with the name Maradona on the back in his famous No. 10.
Lorenzo Insigne has paid another tribute to Diego Maradona after his homage on the pitch
The Napoli striker has the former club legend written on his leg as a permanent memory
And now he has added a more personal touch to this homage and has written a huge portrait of the former world star on his leg.
An Instagram post from Valentino Tattoo Studio saw the artist adding the finishing touches to the image, with Insigne giving the camera the thumbs up.
The 29-year-old Italian international had posted his own note on Maradona’s death last month.
Insigne pointed his thumb at the camera as he was filmed and his tattoo was completed
Maradona became a club legend in Napoli after helping them at Scudetto
He wrote on social media: “I have been very lucky to meet you.
“From the first day you arrived in our beloved Naples, you became a Neapolitan doctor. You gave everything for your people, you defended this land, you loved it. You made us happy, smiling, trophies, love.
“I grew up listening to my family’s stories of your exploits, and saw and reviewed your endless games.
“You were the greatest player in history, you were our Diego. I was fortunate to meet you, to speak to you, to meet you, and I do not deny that my legs were shaking.
“You always had beautiful words for me, comforting words that I can never forget and that I will keep within me forever. As a fan, as a Neapolitan, as a footballer: Thanks for everything D10S. We will always love you. ‘
The 29-year-old warmly paid tribute to Maradona after the legend died at the age of 60