A Ramanathapuram-based bakery made a giant cake of footballing legend Diego Maradona as a tribute to the late footballer and pictures of it are now being widely shared on social media.
According to news agency ANI, the cake is six-feet-tall and took four days to make. The statue was reportedly made with various ingredients including 60 kilograms of sugar and 270 eggs.
Satishranganathan, an employee of the bakery told ANI that the statue was made to pay homage to the late football player and to urge youngsters to take part in physical activities.
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Tamil Nadu: A Ramanathapuram based bakery has made a 6-feet-tall cake of football player Diego Maradona.
Maradona passed away on November 25. pic.twitter.com/XHR7P1FErs
— ANI (@ANI) December 26, 2020
While many lauded the bakery for its tribute, others claimed that the statue looked nothing like Maradona:
They will eat Maradona now ? pic.twitter.com/440DviFODd
— 𝒮𝒽𝒶𝒾𝓁𝑒𝓈𝒽_𝐼𝒩𝒟 भारतीय (@Shailesh__IND) December 26, 2020
Parida (@Niranja91108176) December 27, 2020
Looks like Sashi Tharoor without makeup
— Adcfbp51 (@adcfbp51) December 26, 2020
I don’t get why people spend money on things they won’t get any return
— Tujhe kya (@CThakurji) December 26, 2020
It’s just for publicity and advertising.
— 🪐 Postman ✿ (@0_0Postman) December 26, 2020
No one can reduce your loyal fan 👏
— a nominated person (@9864ae2319514ab) December 26, 2020
Very good hand ball player 😊
— yellow sapphire (@Loner04641109) December 26, 2020
Very nice gesture 👍🏻
— Mr Ranaswi (@rude_n_humble) December 26, 2020
The bakery, according to ANI makes such life-sized cakes and in the past has attempted to create cakes that looked like former president APJ Abdul Kalam and musician Ilayaraja.
Maradona, who led Argentina to World Cup glory as a player, passed away on November 25 after suffering a heart attack at his residence in Buenos Aires
(With inputs from ANI)
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