Footage emerged of Jose Mourinho taking to the streets of Naples to pay tribute to soccer star Diego Maradona on Sunday night.
The clip in question with Mo and his team in Rome comes currently in the midst of preparations for the upcoming Serie A match with Napoli on Monday evening.
Despite this, on Easter Sunday, the Portuguese took some spare time to visit a fresco depicting the aforementioned Maradona.
The former Argentina international, of course, enjoys legendary status throughout Naples, having awarded the Partenopees only two Serie A titles in the club’s seven-year history from 1984 to 1991.
In turn, ahead of Monday’s showdown at the aptly named Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, Mourinho paid his respects to a one-time friend, laying flowers at the site of the mural, before spending some time appreciating some of the wonderful artwork lining the walls. walls.
Check out the screenshots of the gesture below:
L’omaggio a Diego Armando Maradona 🙏❤️ pic.twitter.com/ifJ5GlDwqx
– AS Roma (OfficialASRoma) April 17 2022
European battle rages
In order to bring attention back to tomorrow’s match, both Roma and Napoli are set to head to the proceedings in southwest Italy desperate for the three points.
This comes with the former in the midst of a battle for berth 4 in Serie A, knowing that a win in Napoli would lead them three points away from Juventus in fourth.
Meanwhile, Napoli are battling to keep pace with AC Milan and Inter Milan amid a tense race for the Scudetto, who are currently five points behind the former leaders, albeit with a game in hand.