Naples (Italy) : Hugo, the younger brother of Diego Maradona, has passed away at the age of 52, the Italian football club Napoli announced on Tuesday.
In a statement, Napoli mourned the demise of ex-football player Hugo. The Italian club didn’t reveal the cause of death.
“The thoughts of club president Aurelio De Laurentiis, vice president Edoardo De Laurentiis, officials, coaching staff, the players and the whole SSC Napoli family are with the Maradona family after the sad passing of Hugo,” said Napoli.
Hugo’s death comes 13 months after legendary Diego Maradona died of a heart attack at the age of 60.