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PM Modi receives special football jersey from FIFA President

Press Trust of India  |  Buenos Aires 

met Infantino, who gifted him a jersey with his name on its back.

Modi, who met on the sidelines of the Summit here Saturday, shared a picture of the blue jersey, with his name on the back, on

"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," he said.

During ''Yoga for Peace' event here Thursday, had elaborated how connected the two countries.

"If is interested in India's philosophy, art, music and dance, then there are millions of fans of the Argentine stars in Maradona has now become a household name and also used in many vernacular phrases," had said.

FIFA, which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, is responsible for organising major international tournaments, notably

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 13:20 IST