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DIEGO MARADONA

A year after his death, Diego Maradona immortalised in global street art

Murals, graffiti and general street art of the Argentine icon, old and new exists in many parts of the world, with the bulk in Buenos Aires and Naples.

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A year after his death, Diego Maradona immortalised in global street art
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A man looks at flowers left next to a mural depicting Argentine football star Diego Maradona, in San Telmo neighborhood, Buenos Aires
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Maradona street art

A man looks at flowers left next to a mural depicting Argentine football star Diego Maradona, in San Telmo neighborhood, Buenos Aires

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A man and his child pay tribute next to a mural depicting Argentine football legend Diego Maradona at La Boca neighborhood, in Buenos Aires
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A man and his child pay tribute next to a mural depicting Argentine football legend Diego Maradona at La Boca neighborhood, in Buenos Aires

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A man lights a candle below a mural of Diego Maradona as fans of the late Argentinian football legend gather outside Banorte Stadium in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico
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A man lights a candle below a mural of Diego Maradona as fans of the late Argentinian football legend gather outside Banorte Stadium in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico

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People gather at the foot of a mural of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona
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People gather at the foot of a mural of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona

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A mural dedicated to Diego Armando Maradona, by street artist Harry Greb is seen in the Trastevere district of Rome
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A mural dedicated to Diego Armando Maradona, by street artist Harry Greb is seen in the Trastevere district of Rome

PHOTO:ALBERTO PIZZOLIAFP
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 27: A person rides her bicycle past a mural of Diego Maradona on November 27
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 27: A person rides her bicycle past a mural of Diego Maradona on November 27

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A woman and a girl walk by a mural of Diego Maradona (BA)
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A woman and a girl walk by a mural of Diego Maradona (BA)

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A woman and a boy walk past a mural of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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A woman and a boy walk past a mural of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A woman walks past a mural of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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A woman walks past a mural of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Street artist Jorit while painting a mural dedicated to the politician and philosopher Antonio Gramsci pays a tribute to the football player Diego Armando Maradona with a banner that reads: 'Hasta siempre Diego' in Florence, Italy.
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Street artist Jorit while painting a mural dedicated to the politician and philosopher Antonio Gramsci pays a tribute to the football player Diego Armando Maradona with a banner that reads: 'Hasta siempre Diego' in Florence, Italy.

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Fans place offerings to late Diego Maradona in front of mural outside Argentinos Juniors' Stadium Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Fans place offerings to late Diego Maradona in front of mural outside Argentinos Juniors' Stadium Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A mural depicting late soccer legend Diego Maradona is pictured, as people gather to mourn his death in Naples, Italy
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A mural depicting late soccer legend Diego Maradona is pictured, as people gather to mourn his death in Naples, Italy

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Graffiti artist Angelo Campos uses his cell phone to paint a mural of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona at the Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Graffiti artist Angelo Campos uses his cell phone to paint a mural of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona at the Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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People pose in front of a mural depicting the late soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona near Bella Vista cemetery, where Maradona is buried, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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People pose in front of a mural depicting the late soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona near Bella Vista cemetery, where Maradona is buried, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina

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View of murals depicting Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona at La Boca neighborhood, in Buenos Aires
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View of murals depicting Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona at La Boca neighborhood, in Buenos Aires

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A woman walks past a mural of Diego Maradona on a wall outside Argentinos Juniors' Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Buenos Aires
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A woman walks past a mural of Diego Maradona on a wall outside Argentinos Juniors' Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Buenos Aires

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A man walks past a mural of Diego Maradona at Paternal neighbourhood near Argentinos Juniors Club in Buenos Aires
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A man walks past a mural of Diego Maradona at Paternal neighbourhood near Argentinos Juniors Club in Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires: A fan of the football club Boca Juniors puts his hand on a mural with the picture of the football star Diego Maradona
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Buenos Aires: A fan of the football club Boca Juniors puts his hand on a mural with the picture of the football star Diego Maradona

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A woman reacts in front of a mural depicting the late soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona and soccer player Lionel Messi near Bella Vista cemetery, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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A woman reacts in front of a mural depicting the late soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona and soccer player Lionel Messi near Bella Vista cemetery, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Graffiti artist Angelo Campos paints a mural of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona at the Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Maradona street art

Graffiti artist Angelo Campos paints a mural of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona at the Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

PHOTO:PILAR OLIVARESREUTERS
A mural in tribute to Diego Maradona is seen on a wall as a man looks out of a window in Naples REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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A mural in tribute to Diego Maradona is seen on a wall as a man looks out of a window in Naples REUTERS/Yara Nardi

PHOTO:YARA NARDIREUTERS
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