Diego Maradona: Funeral worker sacked for taking selfie with football legend in coffin

Diego Maradona: Funeral worker sacked for taking selfie with football legend in coffin

- Diego Maradona's corpse photo was taken by an employee of a funeral parlour called Molina

- the photo was then shared on social media which has prompted angry responses from fans

- Molina has been fired and it has also been discovered that three other employees took a photo of the football icon's corpse

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An employee of a funeral parlour who took pictures of Diego Maradona's corpse has lost his job for disrespecting the football legend.

The photo of Maradona's body inside the funeral parlour went viral and authorities have taken action against Diego Molina.

The picture which has been shared on social media has received angry responses from fans all over the world.

Maradona's lawyer Matias Morla commented on the issue:

"Given the viral nature of an image of Diego on his deathbed, I'm going to personally try and find the scoundrel that took the photograph.

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"All those responsible for such an act of cowardice are going to pay."
Diego Maradona: Funeral worker sacked for taking selfie with football legend in coffin
Diego Maradona: Funeral worker sacked for taking selfie with football legend in coffin. Photo by Twitter
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Molina has been sacked after taking pictures with Maradona in an open casket and it has been discovered that three other employees of the company also took pictures.

Maradona's lawyer is still keen on finding the identity of other staff who did the same as Molina.

"Diego Molina is a scoundrel who took a photo next to Diego Maradona's coffin.
"For the memory of my friend, I will not rest until you pay for such an act."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that thousands of Argentines gathered to pay their last respect to one of the greatest footballers of all time Diego Maradona on Thursday, November 25, 2020.

Maradona's body was laid at the presidential mansion at Casa Rosada during the three days of mourning ordered by the Argentine President Alberto Fernandez.

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The Napoli legend's coffin was wrapped with the blue and white flag of the South American nation which had his famous No.10 shirt on it.

Legit.ng also reported that Zinedine Zidane has idolised Diego Maradona claiming that the footballing icon's exploits at Mexico 86' World Cup is still engrained in his memory, Goal.

Speaking during the post-match conference after Real Madrid defeated Inter Milan in their Group B Champions League clash at the San Siro.

The Frenchman was quick to roll back the years when he watched Maradona play at football's biggest showpiece as a teenager.

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