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Diego Maradona Mobbed By Napoli Fans (PICTURES)

26/02/2013 14:54 GMT | Updated 18/10/2013 10:32 BST

Diego Maradona arrived in Naples on Tuesday to a welcome usually reserved only for the Pope.

Maradona transformed Napoli after his €12m arrival, as they won two Serie A titles, the Uefa Cup and the Coppa Italia in the late 80s.

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Maradona showed off his famous number 10 shirt

Mobbed by press and fans on his arrival in Rome and then again in Naples, Maradona is in the country 20 years after Italian police started chasing him for unpaid taxes.

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Napoli fans congregate just for a glimpse of Maradona

He says he wants to put an end to allegations he is a tax dodger.

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Forza Napoli

The following video is a charismatic example of how unmatched Maradona was back then.