Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images
Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images

Pope Francis

Pope Francis reminisces about playing football with childhood friends, calls Maradona ‘poet’

  • The 84-year-old Argentine pope shared memories of the makeshift footballs that sufficed to exhilarate him and his friends
  • Francis called Diego Maradona a ‘poet’ on the field, who brought joy to millions of people

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Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images
Pope Francis with Diego Maradona in Rome. File photo: Getty Images
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