Khvicha Kvaratskhelia took all of 37 minutes into his Serie A debut back in August to score his first goal for Napoli, according to AP.
And not much longer to earn the nickname “Kvaradona” for his dribbling wizardry, which helped Napoli establish an eight-point lead over defending champion AC Milan before the 7 1/2-week break for the World Cup.
When the Italian league resumes Wednesday with a full slate of 10 games and Napoli visiting Inter Milan at the San Siro, the unbeaten Partenopei are likely going to need another big contribution from Kvaratskhelia to kick off a potentially decisive five-game stretch that also includes matches against Juventus and Roma, plus a regional derby with Salernitana.
If Napoli can emerge from that stretch with a comfortable lead intact, the southern club could be on its way to its first Serie A title since Diego Maradona — the player who Kvaratskhelia is nicknamed for — led the Partenopei to their only two Italian league titles in 1987 and 1990.
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