(ANSA) – NAPLES, 12 AUGUST – “The world of football mourns the death of Claudio Garella, a goalkeeper who has left an indelible mark in the history of Napoli.
Garella was among the absolute protagonists of the first blue championship in the 1986/87 season. He had arrived in Naples in the summer of 1985, at the dawn of the radiant Maradonian era. In blue he played 3 seasons, winning the Italian flag and the Italian Cup.
Nicknamed “Garellik”, for his unique and unmistakable style, Claudio Garella won 2 league titles in two teams that had never previously won him: Verona in 1985 and Napoli two years later. A record that defines not only the sporting but also the human, emotional and professional contours of a goalkeeper who will always remain in the blue legend “. Thus the memory of the goalkeeper on the Calcio Napoli website” The President Aurelio De Laurentiis, the managers, the technical staff , the team and all SSC Napoli express deep condolences for the disappearance of an unforgettable protagonist of our history “, concludes the note. (ANSA).
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