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World Funeral Home Worker Fired for Taking Selfie With Diego Maradona's Corpse

18:45  28 november  2020
18:45  28 november  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell

  Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hell Obituary: Argentine soccer genius Maradona saw heaven and hellMaradona had died after suffering a heart attack at his home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, those close to him confirmed.

A funeral home worker was fired after taking a picture of himself next to the open coffin of the late Diego Maradona , according to Mirror Sport. The worker was supposed to be preparing Maradona ’ s body for the wake, according the report. Instead he reportedly stopped to pose for a picture with a

Funeral worker who posed for photo with Maradona ' s corpse begs for forgiveness after international outrage and death threats over the images. Yesterday photos emerged of funeral staff posing with Diego Maradona ' s corpse . Diego Molina took a selfie next to the body while making a thumbs up

A funeral worker who sparked outrage for taking a selfie next to the open casket of soccer great Diego Maradona has begged for forgiveness and said he has received death threats.

map: Fans place offerings to Diego Maradona outside Argentinos Juniors' Stadium Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60. © Fernando de Dios/Getty Images Fans place offerings to Diego Maradona outside Argentinos Juniors' Stadium Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60.

The death from a heart attack of Maradona at the age of 60 prompted an outpouring of grief and three days of mourning in his native Argentina, where he is revered as national icon.

Images shared online showing Claudio Fernandez, his son Ismael and an unnamed third man next to the architect of Argentina's 1986 World Cup victory provoked widespread anger.

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A funeral worker has received death threats online and been fired from his job after he posed for a ' selfie ' with the body of the However, per reports online, the funeral worker has been fired from his job for an act seen by many as a gross desecration of Maradona ' s corpse , while several furious fans

Funeral home employee fired for disturbing selfie with Diego Maradona ’ s body. A funeral home worker was fired after taking a picture of himself next to the open coffin of the late Diego Maradona , according to Mirror Sport.

One image shows a man doing a thumbs-up gesture and touching Maradona's forehead, while others show the trio posing with the former Napoli legend.

"It was something instantaneous," Fernandez, who lost his job, told Radio Diez. "I'd just raised my head and my son did it like any kid of 18."

"We were getting ready to take Diego to the wake and my son, being a typical youngster, made the thumbs-up sign and had his photo taken.

"I ask for everyone's forgiveness. I've worked for Maradona's father and his brother-in-law. I've been close to Diego while he was alive. I would never have disrespected him while he was alive because he was my idol and it was not my intention after he died.

"I know a lot of people have been very offended and have taken it badly. I know it upset them. I ask all of them to forgive us," he added.

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A funeral home worker was fired after taking a picture of himself next to the open coffin of the late Diego Maradona , according to Mirror Sport. The worker was supposed to be preparing Maradona ’ s body for the wake, according to the report. Instead, he reportedly stopped to pose for a picture with a

Funeral home workers were fired after taking photos with soccer star Diego Maradona ’ s dead body before his funeral Thursday. “I’d just raised my head and my son did it like any kid of 18.” Fernández, who lives in the El Paternal neighborhood where Maradona debuted in 1976, said that he’s been

The manager of the Sepelios Pinier funeral home, which prepared the body, told Argentina's TN news channel the three men were not full-time employees, and had been outsourced by a third party.

"My dad is 75 and he's crying. I'm crying. My brother's crying, too. We're all devastated," Matías Picón said.

"We are a very upright family, we cannot believe what happened, we never had a complaint. In this business, sometimes you win and sometimes you lose, but we have a history of honesty and responsibility. Everyone knows us in the neighborhood," he added.

Meanwhile, Maradona's lawyer, Matias Morla, revealed the identity of the third man on Twitter, writing: "This is Diego Molina, the author of the photo taken beside Maradona's coffin.

"Diego Molina is the swine that took the picture of himself alongside Maradona. For the memory of my friend I am not going to rest until he pays for this aberration," he added.

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  Diego Maradona once said he hated 'everything' from the US, and called President George W. Bush 'human trash' At an anti-Bush protest in Argentina in 2005, Maradona also wore a "Stop Bush" t-shirt that had the "s" in "Bush" replaced by a swastika.Speaking in 2007 to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Maradona discussed his own personal belief in socialism, and denounced the US.

RIOTS and bloodshed broke out at Diego Maradona ' s funeral in Buenos Aires as thousands lined And one funeral worker invoked fury by taking a selfie with the former World Cup winner's coffin. The football legend passed away at his home in Buenos Aires two weeks after being released from

A FUNERAL parlour worker has been sacked after taking a selfie next to the open coffin of Diego Maradona . The sick photo showing him doing the But earlier a funeral parlour employee, understood to have been one of the men tasked with preparing Maradona ’ s body, took a selfie of himself with

Maradona was buried in a private ceremony in the final ceremony on Thursday after huge crowds had earlier turned out in the capital to pay their respects.

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