Yuri GROMOV, “FACTS”
The former midfielder of “Napoli”, “Catania” and “Spices” Pietro Pezone after completing his football career in 1990 went downhill and is now left without means for normal life.
According to the publication Gazzetta dello Sport, 57-year-old ex-footballer, having their own homes, forced to sleep on the streets of the town of Acerra is located 14 kilometers from Naples. About it it became known after it had been created by a group of players, “Napoli” of the 1980s in one of the social networks. Puzone sent her a short video, which promised to overcome adversity and become stronger.
“We contacted Pietro in may, when the city and throughout the country was introduced emergency situation in connection with the distribution of COVID-19. As far as I know, all previous attempts Puzone to overcome his addiction to drugs did not succeed. I hope communication with former partners in “Napoli” will be good incentive to finally get off of drugs, “—said the mayor Acerra Raffaele Lettieri in an interview.
Note that Pietro Pezone few times I came to Napoli, where he started his professional career in 1981. Even in the championship the season 1986/1987 midfielder has not played a single official match for the Neapolitans, during this time, he’s good friends with star Diego Maradona, is known not only for their success on the football field, but also addiction to drugs.
Puzone and Maradona are good friends, when were together at Napoli
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