The legendary stadium of Naples turned into a dirt field

Last weekend the second day was fulfilled Series. The premiere of many teams before their fans after summer break. fans eager to see the new additions to their teams and wanting to enjoy a good football game. But nevertheless, the San Paolo stadium in Naples surprised half the world when jumped playing the local club and Fiorentina.

Instead of a lawn according to an emblematic stadium as the venue Neapolitan, they found a dirt field, that was nothing short impracticable to give two straight passes privates. The grass had been completely destroyed by a fungus that had left the field in poor condition.

Party like could not be otherwise, It was a real exercise of survival where Naples was the team that best adapted to the circumstances obtaining defeat the team fiorentino 2-1. But less was the score. The sad thing was the image given by a historical world football, and a field that it has been the watchword of the beautiful game. A stadium that has hosted epic worldwide semifinal between Italy and Argentina, and it has been the home for many one of the best footballers of all time, Maradona, You can not offer that sad reality to the world. More than anything, because San Paolo does not deserve.


Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982
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