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Maradona: I'm number one fan of Palestinians

Maradona: I'm number one fan of Palestinians

Soccer legend says supports Palestinian cause because he grew up on 'struggle and standing against injustice'


Published: 03.10.12, 08:38 / Israel Culture

"I am the number one fan of the Palestinian people. I respect them
and sympathize with them," soccer legend Diego Maradona told reporters
in Dubai, where he coaches the al-Wasl football team.

Maradona said Saturday that he "promised the Palestinian football
team to visit Palestine," adding "I support this nation’s cause, since I
grew up on struggle and standing against injustice."

This was not the first
time that Maradona, who led Argentina to a World Cup title in 1986,
voiced his support for the Palestinians. In August the superstar
accepted the Palestinian black

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Added: Mar-10-2012 
By: ElegantDecline
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Tags: Maradona, Drugs, Yes, But, Politics, all, good
Location: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (load item map)
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