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An Appeal to Dead Presidents
June 24th, 2009 7AM



[OFF THE POST] With Gimnasia La Plata fighting against relegation from the Argentine First Division, its fans have taken most peculiar measures: praying at the tombs of former Argentina presidents Juan Domingo Peron and Raul Alfonsin, and former club president, Saturnino Perdriel, and leaving gifts and flowers.

"This is what some fans are doing, but the club has nothing to do with this," Gimnasia spokesman Jose Luis Arrien told AP. "It's a bit quirky."


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