In a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Buenos Aires Mohsen Baharavand on Saturday, Maradona presented the T-shirt which read “With all my affection to Iranian people”, Press TV reported.
“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 Mahmoud 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.
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The Argentinian football star counts Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad among his idols.