Soccer God to visit Gods own countrySoccer God Diego Maradona will arrive Kerala on October 23rd for the inauguration of a new showroom of Boby Chemmanur International jewellers at Kannur on the next day.
The Argentine football legend would land at Nedumbassery airport at 5.30 pm on 23rd and will fly to Kannur by helicopter. He would spend one hour in the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Kannur. Football fans in Malabar are eagerly waiting for this lifetime experience to see the FIFA player of the 20th century.
He will celebrate his 52nd birthday at the jewellers by cutting a huge cake of weight 25kg and having the shape of a football. He will be dressed in the traditional Kerala style wearing 'kasav mundu' and shirt.
The organisers have arranged 3000 policeman along with 2000 private security personals to protect him. 30 of them, named 'Bouncers', will make three protective circles around him. It is his second visit to India, first was on 2008 to Kolkata.