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PM Modi gets hooked on to football fever in Argentina

ANI  |  Buenos Aires [Argentina] 

Argentina's infectious frenzy caught up with Saturday (local time) as he received a jersey from during the Summit here.

The shared a picture of the blue jersey, with his name on the back, on his account, saying, " Impossible to come to and not think about Argentinian players are tremendously popular in Today, received this jersey from @FIFAcom I thank him for the kind gesture."

On Thursday, had elaborated how football connected and while addressing the 'Yoga for Peace' event.

"If is interested in India's philosophy, art, music and dance, there are millions of fans of the football stars in Maradona's name is used as a proverb in India," he said.

on Saturday (local time) departed for after concluding his three-day visit to capital Buenos Aires, where he attended the 13th Summit and held a number of high-profile and historic meetings with a host of eminent leaders.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 06:30 IST