Maradona: With all my love for Iran

December 25, 2007

TEHRAN (Press TV) -- Legendary Argentinean soccer player Diego Maradona bestowed an autographed T-shirt to the Iranian nation as a sign of his affection for Iran.

In a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Buenos Aires Mohsen Baharavand, Maradona presented the T-shirt which 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,"" he added.
Maradona also said he supports the Iranian government and wants to meet President Mahmud 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 will be sent to Museum of Presents of Foreign Affairs Ministry to be showcased publicly.