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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