Napoli legend Diego Maradona is delighted seeing Gonzalo Higuain succeeding with his old club.

The former Real Madrid striker has enjoyed a superb debut season in Italy.

"Gonzalo is a great person," Maradona said. "I know his father too because we played football together and I must say he knows a lot about this sport.

"During the 2010 World Cup Gonzalo and I spoke at length.

"I hope he wins the next World Cup in Brazil and soon after wins the Scudetto wearing a Napoli shirt because, I can assure you, it's the best thing in the world."

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