Amman: Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has got baptised in the West Asian river Jordan here on the same place where Jesus Christ is believed to have been baptised.

Football legend Diego Maradona baptised in Jordan RiverFootball legend Diego Maradona

 Maradona was in the country of Jordan to support Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, who is in the running for FIFA presidency, alongside former footballer Luis Figo, Dutch football administrator Michael van Praag and incumbent Sepp Blatter, reports on Wednesday.

The 54-year-old visited the country alongside his fiance Rocio Oliva, who was also baptised.