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Marek Hamsik pleased to overtake Maradona Napoli goals record

Marek Hamsik was pleased to score in Napoli's 3-0 defeat of Palermo.

Jose Callejon grabbed the other two goals.

“It's certainly an important win. At the start we struggled and were not very precise, but as time went on we dominated possession and chances, so the victory was the correct reward," he told Sky Sport Italia.

“We are a team created to score many goals, regardless of whether Gonzalo Higuain is there or not. The important thing now is to not concede and we achieved it today."

Today Hamsik scored his 82nd Serie A goal for Napoli, one more than Diego Armando Maradona and now only trails Antonio Vojak's 102 from the 1930s.

“It's certainly a personal satisfaction, but I am more satisfied with the victory and what the team is doing. I really didn't think I would beat his goal record, as I am a midfielder."

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