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After taking a photo with Maradona’s body, the staff of the funeral home apologized: he was very close to him and did not mean to offend him.

After taking a photo with Maradona's body, the staff of the funeral home apologized: he was very close to him and did not mean to offend him.

November 28 Recently, several photos of Argentine staff taking selfies with Maradona’s body spread on social networks, causing a large number of netizens to scold. On the 27th, local time, Claudio Fernandez, one of the funeral workers in the photo, apologized for the incident, asked for forgiveness, and said that he was very close to Maradona and did not disrespect the star.

According to BBC and the Daily Mail, Fernandez told an Argentine radio station that the decision to shoot a photo with Maradona was “making it instantly” and that one of the people in the photos was his 18-year-old son.” My son, like other young people, was photographed with his thumbs up.

I know a lot of people have been offended. They are very unhappy. I beg everyone’s forgiveness.

Photo Source: Reuters

Fernandez said that he had worked for Maradona’s father and brother-in-law, and talked about his relationship with the deceased king of the ball: “I was close to Diego (Maradona) when he was alive.

I never disrespect him while he was alive, because he was my idol, and so was after his death, (the scene in the photo) was not my intention. I know a lot of people are angered and very dissatisfied with it.

I ask everyone to forgive us. Fernandez also mentioned that he had received death threats.

At present, Maradona’s lawyer Matthias Mora has vowed to take action to make the people involved in the photos “pay the price”.

Maradona (GETTY)

Maradona died of a sudden myocardial infarction at home on the 25th at the age of 60. He was buried with his parents in the Paz Cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.

On the 26th, as many as 1 million people in Argentina will flock to the capital to pay tribute to their favorite stars. When the coffin of Maradona was delivered to the presidential palace, fans even had several scuffles to see the coffin.

Diego Maradona was born in Argentina on October 30, 1960 and is considered the greatest football player of the twentieth century. In 1986, Maradona led the Argentine team to the World Cup. Maradona officially announced his retirement on October 29, 1997.

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