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Maradona: Once Upon a Time in Naples: (2018 New Edition) Once upon a timeIt began on th JulyA most beautiful day in the Italian South With , screaming Neapolitans awaiting him and roaring out his name in the San Paolo stadium, Diego Armando Maradona arrived under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius in Naples, and for seven years all hell was let loose For so long the ailing giant SSC Napoli criminally underachieved Their fanatical support unequalled in both passion and size across Italy None had ever beenfeared or hated, but how they ached for success A history dramatic, explosive and so damned tragic Like the finest Italian operas it always ended in despair Then came Maradona Blessed with a ball at his feet on the field, hopelessly cursed off it When in the mood unplayable, but then there was a dark side He mixed openly with the citys most feared and notorious gangsters, the Camorra The feared Giuliano clan Untouchable, beyond reproach A lifestyle fuelled by cocaine A lawless idol with thorns so deep they pricked to make Maradona believe for a while he was a God Scarface in football boots Nothing less When not enjoying the decadent excesses of this Babylon by the sea, there was magic to be made on the field as the charismatic Argentinian inspired Napoli to their first ever Scudetto title It was the stuff of Neapolitan dreams and Northerners nightmares Juventus, the Milan clubs, all despised as they mocked this last major European city before AfricaWelcome to Italy Vesuvio wash them with lava, claimed the banners on any journey North In revenge, Maradona, this barbarian king, led the southern hordes against those who viewed Naples lower than the dirt on the Italian boot A revolution took place every Sunday for seven years with battles raging both on and off the field As the Napoli tifosi fell in worship at his dancing feet, Maradona continued to party on unabated Sheltered from all prying eyes until the magic faded and he was tossed out like garbage Once Upon a Time in Naples attempts to chronicle this unforgettable era of when Diego left his inestimable mark on Italian football and Neapolitans hearts Whom he raised to the stars only to ultimately break them An alluring tale of wonderful football, glory, despair, betrayal, corruption and then came a moment many years later of redemption In a city that lived for the day and chanced their hand on the forever changing moods of Mount Vesuvius, Diego Maradona became bigger than God himself From a high their patron San Gennaro kept a watching eye, but even he could not promise to bring about a happy ending Miracles are one thing, Maradona another For in this city where the devil feared to tread, even the angels had dirt under their wings Welcome to NaplesOnce Upon a Time in Naples is the basis for the Diego Maradonafilm directed by the Oscar winning Asif Kapadia and producedby Paul Martin and James Gay Rees johnluddsjohnludds gmail com

  • Paperback
  • 464 pages
  • Maradona: Once Upon a Time in Naples: (2018 New Edition)
  • John Ludden
  • English
  • 14 June 2018

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