The tour ends, Diego Maradona returns back from Kolkata

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Diego Maradona at the Kolkata airport today. Image Source: XtraTime

Kolkata: After spending three days in Kolkata, legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona left the City of Joy today for Dubai via a special flight today in the morning at 7.15am. He was accompanied by his girlfriend Rocio Olivia and Manager Sergio.

He came to Kolkata in the evening on Sunday.  The next day, he himself unveiled a 12 ft statue of his World Cup winning moment of 1986 at the Shreebhumi Sporting Club. Along with that Maradona spent some time with cancer affected patients. He donated ten thousand rupees to 11 cancer patients for their treatment. He also unveiled an ambulance. Yesterday, the soccer legend visited Aditya School of Sports in Barasat to take part in the much awaited ‘Diego vs Maradona’ match. Though he didn’t take part in the match as he had undergone a shoulder surgery few days back.

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Ahead of the game, the former world cup winning captain dribbled, showed glimpses of his deft left-footer and even crooned Spanish songs, as the Argentine legend sweated it out with a bunch of school children and bid them adieu with a promise to “bring football” to India. Later in the evening he went to visit mother house too.

In the evening an unfortunate incident took place as the Prince of football lost his cool and slapped a person on his visit to the Chetla Agrani Club. And the person who was slapped was none other than Maradona’s own secretary Sergio. Not only that he also scratched his girl friend Rocia Oliva’s father after that. This was the second time that the football great paid a visit to the football crazy city. He first came to Kolkata back in 2008.

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