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WATCH: Maradona and Venezuelan President play football together

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Argentine football player Diego Armando Maradona appeared together playing football in a field inside Tiuna Fort in Caracas.

Maradona signed autographs to his fans and also received from President Maduro a shirt of the Venezuelan football team, with his name and the number 10 on the back.

"I see a strong Nicolas, I met Tarek (Tarek El Aisami, Venezuela Vice president), I met his son, I met many, many people who are by your side, and who do not give up, and that's a lot in football, in football, no matter if you are losing three to zero, never give up, and I see that you never gave up, and you played for the Venezuelans. Live Maduro! (shouting), and Maduro answered him: Live Maradona!"

Also, the President gave him a picture of late president Hugo Chavez

Maradona is in visit to Venezuela to sign a contract with the international channel Telesur, to record a program in Russia, probably facing the World Cup, the show will be named: "Hand in hand with the Ten".