The unending admiration for Maradona and the dream to become a footballer forced Soccer Suresh aka Suresh P S, 46, to decorate his vehicle with the name, photos, and quotes of Maradona.
Infantino said that at every World Cup going forward will be a day reserved to celebrate Maradona.
The sculpture has the same height as Maradona (5.5ft). The sculpture will sport the number 10 jersey of Argentina.
Speaking ahead of the auction, Bin Nasser said: “I couldn’t see the incident clearly. The two players, Shilton and Maradona, were facing me from behind.
Well-known street artist Martín Ron was behind the world's largest mural. “This photo summarizes everything Diego was,” he said.
Graham Budd Auctions said Thursday they expect the 36-year-old Adidas ball owned by ex-referee Ali Bin Nasser to fetch between $2.7 million and $3.3 million when it goes up for sale in Britain.
Maradona died aged 60 while recovering from brain surgery for a blood clot, and after decades of battles with cocaine and alcohol addictions.
The 'Tango D10S' plane was introduced on Wednesday night before it flies around Argentina for fans of Maradona to visit on the ground.
Sotheby's said that seven bidders vied for the garment in an auction that began April 20 and ended on Wednesday morning without releasing the name of the buyer.
Auctioneer Sotheby’s said that the jersey could fetch more than 5.2 million USD, and the shirt will be on display in Sotheby’s London showroom during the April 20-May 4 bidding period.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi only scored once in Russia and is still yet to net in the knockout stages of a World Cup.
When Lionel Messi ran to the corner and sank to his knees, the enduring image of Argentina scrambling into the World Cup's last 16 was set.
Maradona, 57, had been visibly emotional during the match in Saint Petersburg that Argentina had to win to stay in the tournament.
England striker Harry Kane mirrors Diego Maradona in his passion: Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino
Kane's double secured England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener to put Gareth Southgate's side in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stages.
Argentina are rallying around captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia.
"Playing like that, he can't come back to Argentina," the 1986 World Cup winner told Venezuelan television after Lionel Messi missed a penalty in the 1-1 Group D stalemate in Moscow.
For him, laws were like opponents, who had to be beaten at any cost.
Tottenham make the short journey across London to take on Crystal Palace with manager Pochettino comparing midfielder Dembele to Maradona.
Argentine legend Diego Maradona lamented Italy's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup, regretting the absence of "one of the greats" of international football.
Harry Kane said he wanted to supplant the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world.