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OFF THE POST: Homeland Security snares Real Madrid president
October 2nd, 2007 7AM

TAGS:  spain


Real Madrid president Juan Ramon Calderon Ramos flew to New York last week to catch the Metropolitan Opera's production of Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor." But Calderon, 56, only caught the last part of the performance because he had been detained at JFK Airport by authorities. According the Spanish daily Diario As, they confused him with a 26-year-old suspected criminal with a similar name, Jose Ramos. Calderon was released after a call to Spain's Ministry of the Interior confirmed his true identity.

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