Ciro Ferrara raised €55,000 funds by selling Maradona Jersey. Diego Maradona expressed his gratitude towards Ciro Ferrara for selling Argentina Number 10 jersey to help Naples cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
During this challenging economic period for Italy, Ferrara and Fabio Cannavaro set up a charity to raise funds for their hometown.
It was divulged that an online auction resulted in the selling of Maradona’s Argentine jersey for €55,000, which he had given to Ferrara when they were Napoli’s teammates.
“We won another match, for Napoli and our beloved Neapolitans. Perhaps it was the most important match and we won it together, united the way we always did. I thank you, Ciro because you let me once again feel the emotion of being part of these magnificent people.” wrote Maradona on Facebook.
“You allowed me to hear the roar of 80,000 at the San Paolo, because your initiative raised €80,000, thanks in part to my Number 10. I felt that same joy and passion. Unforgettable.
“I am honored to have contributed to this help for our people during an unprecedented moment.”