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‘It looks like someone’s gran’: Diego Maradona statue unveiled in India

  • Bronze likeness ridiculed after unveiling in Kolkata
  • ‘I’m not a god of football’ says former Argentina player

Another football icon has been honoured by a statue with a bronze sculpture of the Argentina great, Diego Maradona, unveiled at a club in Kolkata, although the dubious likeness to the 1986 World Cup winner has attracted online ridicule.

The 12-foot statue features the 1986 World Cup winner with a healthy head of hair and holding aloft the trophy he helped Argentina win in Mexico, but bears little resemblance to the then 25-year-old captain of the side.

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