Tehran, Dec.25 : Legendary Argentinean soccer player Diego Maradona bestowed an autographed T-shirt to Iran as a sign of his affection for that country.
In a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Argentina, Mohsen Baharavand, Maradona presented the T-shirt that read ""With all my affection to Iranian people".
""I am with the Iranian people, from the bottom of my heart, I support them. I say it because I feel it, because I mean it," The Tehran Times quoted him, as saying.
Maradona also said he supports the Iranian government and wants to meet President Ahmadinejad.
""I have already met (Cuban President) Fidel (Castro), (Venezuelan President Hugo) Chavez, now I just want to meet your president, Ahmadinejad," Maradona told the ambassador.
Baharavand said the autographed T-shirt would be sent to Museum of Presents of Foreign Affairs Ministry to be showcased publicly. (ANI)
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