• Tuesday, July 05, 2022

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Football legend Maradona to visit Kolkata for two days in September

By: Eastern Eye Staff

By Reena Kumar Argentine legend Diego Maradona is set to kick off the football carnival in India during his September visit, a month ahead of the City of Joy’s historic date with the FIFA U-17 World Cup Final. It will be the 1986 World Cup winner’s second visit to the city after 2008 when thousands of fans gathered to welcome him at the airport past midnight. The 56-year-old said he is very excited to visit West Bengal after nearly 10 years. “It is such an honour for me to be able to make this trip. Kolkata is a very special place…

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