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Diego Maradona becomes President of Football for Unity

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Following a successful launch event on 12 October 2015, at the House of Commons, Football for Unity (FFU) is pleased to welcome football legend, Diego Maradona as President of the LATAM region of FFU.  Asian Lite reports

unnamed (2)The relationship between Maradona and FFU blossomed from the start when he sent a video link message during the House of Commons event, expressing his excitement at the prospect of working with children via FFU.

On Monday 26 October 2015, founders and trustees of FFU with legal team, unnamedMr Sarosh Zaiwalla and Mr Lawrence Jacobson of Zaiwalla & Co. LLP gathered to welcome Maradona and his legal team led by Mr. Matías Morla at London’s Intercontinental hotel during an afternoon press conference in which a contract was signed by the two parties.

Maradona commented “I am very pleased to be part of this beautiful project with Football for Unity, helping the children and creating opportunities for their future”.