il mio Diego

Diego Maradona is revered by Neapolitans as the savior of their city, from his glory days playing football for Napoli.

More than three decades since Argentinian football icon Diego Maradona played for Napoli football club, he remains a visible presence in this Italian city. His image adorns the city streets, in homes, cafés, and even a cemetery.

Italian photojournalist Sergio Siano journeys through Naples meeting Maradona fans, who believe that the footballer’s success elevated Naples to previously unseen greatness – as a club and a city.