China’s ‘Maradona’: the ‘Soccer Nut’ still going strong at 63

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Friends call him “Maradona” and Chinese media have dubbed him “Soccer Nut”  Zhao Chongshan is 63 but he still plays football three times a week and has no plan to hang up his boots.

Zhao looks like any other doting grandfather with his gentle manner and warm smile, but he is something of a celebrity in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang because of his enduring fitness and undying love for football.