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Soccer: Maradona's left foot sculpted in Naples

Work by local artist, Napoli chairman gets copy

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 10 - The magical left foot of late footballing genius Diego Maradona has been sculpted in Naples.
    The sculpture is in the Scampia district of the southern Italian city where Maradona, voted the best player ever along with Brazilian rival Pelé, led the once-unsung team to two scudetti and a UEFA Cup between 1984 and 1990.
    Napoli Chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has had a limited edition copy made.
    The work is by local sculptor Stefano Ceci.
    In all there are three life-size statues of Maradona in the city he took to soccer greatness.
    The foot has been exhibited shortly after the shirt worn by Maradona for his Hand of God and goal of the century goals against England in the 1986 World Cup was sold for a record fee at auction. (ANSA).


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