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Dubai Sports Council Appoints Maradona As 'Sports Ambassador'
Published September 4, 2012
PERFECT FIT: In Dubai, Paul Oberjuerge opined, "You know that old parlour game? If you could invite three people from history to a dinner party, who would they be? In the UAE, two of those are up for discussion. The third would be El Diego." He continued, "His new role, 'honorary ambassador of sports' for the Dubai Sports Council is a perfect match of 'man' to 'job.'" Maradona can attract a crowd "simply by walking down the street and leave them captivated as he speaks a language they don't understand" (THE NATIONAL, 9/2).