REGARDED as one of the greatest players to lace a pair of boots, Diego Maradona will be in town in early May to open a jewellery store.
Since he ended his football career, Maradona has dabbled in a string of business ventures, the latest being with jeweller Chemmanur International.
The founder, Boby Chemmanur, has opened 35 stores around the world from his base in Kerala, India.
The Nu Sentral Mall outlet in Kuala Lumpur will be the 36th Chemmanur International Jewellery store.
Both Maradona and Chemmanur will be in town to inaugurate the store.
Their partnership started in 2012 when Chemmanur invited Maradona to Kerala to be his brand ambassador and the two eventually became business partners.
In 2013, they started a gold retail outlet in Dubai and established Boby & Maradona Gold Diamond Jewellery.
The new showroom is 130sq m and is situated at Lot 7 and 8 of the Lower Ground floor in Nu Sentral Mall.
There will also be promotions such as gold coins carrying the brand name of Boby & Maradona Gold Diamond.
Footballs and autographed T-shirts will be given away with purchases on the launch day.