Napoli captain’s letter to Diego Maradona

Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne celebrates his goal against Fiorentina.  CARLO HERMANN-AFP-Getty Images

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne says goodbye to Diego Maradona: ‘The greatest of all time, I was lucky to meet you’.

The Napoli legend died at the age of 60 after a cardiac arrest.

“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 gave us joy, smiles, trophies, love, “wrote Insigne on Instagram.

“I grew up listening to my family’s stories about your exploits, watching and reviewing your endless games.

“You were the best player in history, you were Our Diego. I was lucky to meet you, talk to you, meet you, and I do not deny that my legs were shaking.

“For me you have always had beautiful words, words of comfort that I will never be able to forget and that I will keep forever within me. As a fan, as a Neapolitan, as a footballer: Thanks for everything D10S. We will always love you. “

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