Hugo Maradona’s younger brother died at the age of 52 on Tuesday, December 28. The announcement was made in a statement by Italian football club SSC Napoli. He joins the late legendary player, 13 months after his death.
The holiday season was not a good time for everyone. The announcement of the death of Jean-Marc Vallée on December 26 or that of Grichka Bogdanoff, Igor’s twin brother upset their relatives and their fans. Another disappearance is added to the 2021 counter in the person of Hugo Maradona, the little brother of the late Diego. “Hugo Maradona is dead“simply announced in an official statement, this Tuesday, December 28, the Italian football club, SSC Napoli in which the Argentinian played between 1984 and 1992. The president of the club Aurelio De Laurentiss as well as the members of his team have later claimed to have gathered “around Maradona’s family and unite with her in the pain of Hugo’s disappearanceHugo Maradona left at the age of 52 in the Neapolitan city, victim of a infarction. Also a footballer, the great sports enthusiast joins Diego Maradona only 13 months after his death.
“RIP Hugo, the first to predict that Diego was from another planet, a Martian who came to play football”
Hugo Maradona had played just like his brother in Italy and Argentina in Austria but also in Spain and Japan. Full of ambition, the latter was also turned to a political career by running for a right-wing list in municipal elections. On Twitter, many fans of the Maradona family responded, saddened by the surprising news. “I can’t believe Diego’s brother is gone, my condolences to the whole family “,”Now they can play together, RIP “,” Rest in peace Hugo. You were the first to predict that your brother Diego was from another planet, a Martian who came to play football, “”It tears my heart apart, I imagine that now you are going to play with your brother Diego!“,” Hi Hugo … another Maradona who is going away forever!“one can read among the comments. Hugo Maradona was the father of three children.