Argentina's Soccer Star and Leading Meshuggenah Maradona Signs a T-shirt for Iran

Argentina's soccer legend has caused a stir, expressing his love for Iran. Iran must be quite lonely in the world if it pledges to publicly showcase in a museum the signed T-shirt that the sports figure is sending them. Al-Alalam reports -
Maradona Bestows T-Shirt on Iran

Buenos Aires, Dec 24--Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona has met with the Iranian envoy to Buenos Aires and handed Iranian officials an autographed football shirt.

In the meeting with Ambassador Mohsen Baharavand, Mardona said that he would like to travel to Tehran and meet the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

"With all my love for the Iranians," is the dedication that Maradona signed on the T-shirt.

The Argentine superstar said: "I'm with the Iranian people from the bottom of my heart."

The Iranian envoy gave Maradona a special handicraft from Isfahan, the hub of Iranian culture and art.

Baharavand said the autographed T-shirt would be sent to Museum of Presents of Foreign Affairs Ministry to be showcased publicly.

The World Cup winner star counts Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad among his idols.

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