Diego Maradona full of praise for Napoli's Koulibaly after Juventus win

The Senegal international kept the Partenopei's title hopes alive with his last-gasp effort at the Allianz Arena

Football legend Diego Maradona has praised Kalidou Koulibaly for his decisive effort in Napoli's 1-0 victory over Juventus.

The 26-year-old's 90th-minute header against the league leaders on Sunday gave his side a famous win at the Allianz Arena and threw the Serie A title race opened.

Koulibaly's goal reduced the gap between both the top two teams to a point with four matches remaining in the Italian top-flight this season.

And the former Argentina international who scored 115 goals in 259 appearances for the Stadio San Paolo outfit has appreciated the centre-back for reviving Napoli's hopes of winning the Scudetto for the first time since 1990.

"In our hearts we all have a dream, thank you Koulibaly!," Maradona wrote on Instagram.


Abbiamo un sogno nel ❤ Grazie @kkoulibaly26 !!!#ForzaNapoliSempre

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Juve 0 vs. Napoli 1 Mamma miaaaa!!! ⚽ Serie A #ForzaNapoliSempre

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