A place of remembrance for Maradona that has been set up in the Quatieri Spagnoli area of Naples was where Dries Mertens place a wreath late on Thursday evening. There an effigy of Maradona adorns a wall as a tribute to the footballer.
Speaking about Diego Maradona’s passing Dries Mertens told journalists that "His death was a blow for me”.
"Maradona’s death has been a blow. He has been so important to this city and it was a blow to me”, Dries Mertens said.