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Emiliano Martinez to Unveil Mohun Bagan's "Pele-Maradona-Sobers Gate" on July 4

Emilo Martinez ( file picture)
Emilo Martinez ( file picture)

 

IIE Digital Desk : Argentine goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez, has been confirmed as the esteemed guest for the inauguration ceremony of Mohun Bagan Athletic Club's iconic "Pele-Maradona-Sobers Gate" on July 4. This grand occasion will witness the convergence of football legends and cricket stalwarts at Mohun Bagan's hallowed ground.

In a fitting tribute to three of the greatest sporting icons in history, the Kolkata-based club has chosen to honor Brazilian football maestro Pele, Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, and West Indian cricketing genius Sir Garfield Sobers by naming their main entrance gate after them. The club's management, in collaboration with prominent sports authorities, has meticulously planned this ceremonious event to celebrate the enduring legacy of these extraordinary individuals.

Emiliano Martinez, who himself has earned accolades for his goalkeeping prowess, has gladly accepted the invitation to unveil the "Pele-Maradona-Sobers Gate." As an ardent admirer of both Pele and Maradona, the Aston Villa shot-stopper expressed his excitement and gratitude for being part of such a significant moment in sports history. Martinez's presence at the ceremony will undoubtedly add an extra touch of glamour and prestige to the occasion.


Mohun Bagan Athletic Club, with its rich history and passionate fanbase, has consistently been at the forefront of Indian football. The decision to name the gate after Pele, Maradona, and Sobers not only acknowledges their unparalleled contributions to the world of sports but also symbolizes the club's aspiration to continue their legacy. The gate will serve as a constant reminder of the indomitable spirit and achievements of these iconic figures.

The inauguration ceremony promises to be a star-studded affair, with eminent sports personalities and dignitaries gracing the occasion. Mohun Bagan supporters, who hold a special place in their hearts for the club's heritage, eagerly await the unveiling of the "Pele-Maradona-Sobers Gate" as a testament to their unwavering passion.

As the date draws closer, the anticipation and excitement surrounding this remarkable event continue to grow. The collaboration between Emiliano Martinez and Mohun Bagan Athletic Club is a testament to the enduring power of sport and the indelible impact of legendary athletes. Together, they will immortalize the names of Pele, Maradona, and Sobers within the hallowed premises of the iconic Mohun Bagan stadium, forever preserving their extraordinary legacies.


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