Funeral Home Worker Fired for Taking Selfie with Maradona’s Body

The Argentine funeral home owner apologized to Maradona's family and said in an interview with news site Clarín that the employee was "immediately fired".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The funeral home owner confirmed the dismissal of the employee photographed touching Maradona's face before the wake; the Argentine star's attorney said that 'those responsible will have to pay'.

Maradona died at age 60 on Wednesday, November 25th, after suffering a cardiac arrest at home in the city of Tigre.

The Argentine funeral home owner apologized to Maradona's family and said in an interview with 'Todo Noticias' news website of the Clarín group that the employee was "immediately fired".

The image of the employee giving the thumbs up, with the coffin open . . .

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