A joyous Maradona proudly wearing the Saharan outfit, posed next to Morocco’s Badr Hari, World Kickboxing Champion.
On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Green March the football superstar participated in a gala match along with other international legends in a game of American-European vs African-Arab stars.
The African-Arab team included the presence of Moroccan Mustapha Hadji, Ghanaian Abedi Pelé, Liberian George Weah, Egyptians Ahmed Aboutrika, Nader Said and Mahmoud Al-Khatib, Cameroonian Patrice M’Boma, Saudis Sami Al-Jaber and Said Laawirane, Tunisian Jamal Limame, as well as Guineans Tita Camara and Pascal Feindouno.
The American-European team was comprised of Argentine Diego Maradona, Italians Alexandro Altobelli and Francesco Toldo, Brazilians Gilberto Silva and Edmilson, Uruguayan Daniel Fonseca, as well as French stars Silvian Wiltord, Grégory Copé, Basile Boli, Daniel Bravo, and Jocelyn Angloma.
The legendary football gala match was an event for charity played in Laâyoune’s stadium in the presence of more than 25,000 Moroccans who took part in the celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the Green March.