FOOTIE legend Diego Maradona’s physique could possibly be dug up and displayed together with his trophies.
The 60-year-old Argentine Hand of God star’s dying want was to be embalmed.
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Diego Maradona’s physique could possibly be dug up and displayed together with his trophiesCredit score: AFP
The soccer legend needed to be embalmed after his demiseCredit score: AFP – Getty
He instructed lawyer Matias Morla in a letter that he needed an identical tribute to Russian chief Vladimir Lenin, whose preserved physique has been on present in Moscow’s Crimson Sq. since 1924.
Maradona’s letter, signed on October 13 — weeks earlier than his demise from a coronary heart assault — says: “After a deep evaluation I wish to categorical my want that after my demise my physique be embalmed and exhibited in stated museum, surrounded by my most trophies, private objects and beloved recollections to proceed receiving the love of the individuals from that place.’’
Mario Baudry, lawyer for the 1986 World Cup profitable skipper’s final accomplice Veronica Ojeda, outlined the concept of exhuming the physique from Bella Vista cemetery close to Buenos Aires.
He added: “The plan is to create a mausoleum someplace for followers to go to.
“It was one thing Maradona had additionally mentioned together with his brothers.
“The proposal we now have is critical, concrete and with the bills lined however finally it will be the duty of the soccer federation.”
Prosecutors in Argentina are investigating the possibility that medical negligence played a role in Maradona’s death.
Maradona died of coronary heart failure at his dwelling in Buenos Aires aged 60Credit score: Alamy Stay Information
Vladimir Lenin’s embalmed physique has been on present in Moscow’s Crimson Sq. since 1924Credit score: AP:Related Press
Maradona’s lawyer has demanded a top-level probe into the emergency response to his demiseCredit score: AFP – Getty
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