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PM Modi meets FIFA chief while in Argentina, said this on soccer

Prime Minister shared a picture of the blue jersey, with his name on the back, on Twitter

In Argentina to attend the G20 summit, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi also held many a crucial meetings on the sidelines of the main event.

It is in this context that PM Modi also met FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who gifted him a football jersey.

PM Modi is in Argentina on a three day visit.

The Prime Minister shared a picture of the blue jersey, with his name on the back, on Twitter.

“Impossible to come to Argentina and not think about football. Argentinian players are tremendously popular in India. Today, received this jersey from @FIFAcom President Gianni Infantino. I thank him for the kind gesture.”

Prime Minister had elaborated how football connected India and Argentina while addressing the ‘Yoga for Peace’ event.

 

“If Argentina is interested in India’s philosophy, art, music and dance, there are millions of fans of the Argentine football stars in India. Maradona’s name is used as a proverb in India,” he said.

It comes followed by PM Modi attending a Yoga event in Argentina.

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