Claudio Fernandez, a funeral home worker who posed for a selfie with Diego Maradona’s body begs for forgiveness after receiving death threats

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Workers at the funeral home that took care of Diego Maradona’s body have apologized for leaking Diego Maradona’s body image while in the coffin.  Three Employees who were involved in Diego Maradona’s dead body image that leaked online are in hot water and they are now begging for forgiveness. 

According to BBC report, employees of Sepelios Pinier funeral parlor are begging for forgiveness after a series of backlash from leaking Diego Maradona’s open casket photos.

Maradona’s lawyer, Matías Morla, threatens to sue the culprits, “I would sue the scoundrel responsible for the photos”, he said, while referring to Claudio Fernández.

Claudio is one of the three Sepelios Pinier funeral home staff who was fired for taking a picture with Deigo Maradona in an open coffin and sharing the picture online.

Claudio Fernandez told Radio 10 the decision to take the photo was “something instantaneous.”

“My son, like every kid, raised his thumb and they took the photo,” he said. “I know that many people have been offended, they have taken it badly.”

Fernández said he received lots of death threats and that he is sorry for what happened.

“They say they are going to kill us, break our heads,” he said.

Matías Picón, the manager of the Sepelios Pinier funeral parlor, said Fernández was one of three “outsourced employees.” Picon told the TN news channel the company was “devastated” by the photos.

The company have been working for the Maradona family for a long time.

“The family has total confidence in us, that’s why we are so affected,” he said. “My father is 75-years-old and he is crying, I am crying, my brother too, we are destroyed.”

Maradona died of heart attack at his home in Tigre, near Buenos Aires.