Holding court – Diego Maradona, the man who led Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986, showed off ball skills of a different kind as he enjoyed a few rallies with fellow countryman Juan Martin del Potro at the Dubai Open Wednesday.
Hand of God – Maradona's infamous hand ball goal against England at the 1986 World Cup was labeled as the 'Hand of God' after he managed to fist the ball into the net. But his divine powers were stretched as he shared the court with the World No. 7.
Practice makes perfect – The 52-year-old was in the stands to watch Del Potro's 6-3, 6-3 second round win over Somdev Devvarman before treating the crowd to a five minute exhibition.
Great returns – Maradona recently revealed that tennis was his second favorite sport and has visited the tournament for the past 10 years. He showed plenty of enthusiasm as the watching crowd lapped up his presence.
High five – Maradona and del Potro embrace following the short cameo session. The former Barcelona and Napoli star, who is in Dubai on ambassadorial duties, left the court to huge applause for the watching spectators.