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Diego Maradona baptized in Jordan River

The river was the same place where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptized

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News 08 May 2015, 02:42 IST
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Amman (Jordan), May 7 (IANS)

Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has got baptized in the West Asian river Jordan here on the same place where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptized.

Maradona was in the country of Jordan to support Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, who is in the running for FIFA presidency, alongside former footballer Luis Figo, Dutch football administrator Michael van Praag and incumbent Sepp Blatter, reports dailymail.co.uk on Wednesday.

The 54-year-old visited the country alongside his fiance Rocio Oliva, who was also baptized.

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