Maradona attacks FIFA leadership ‘dinosaurs’
Diego Maradona says corruption and match-fixing scandals that
have hit FIFA will continue as long as the sport’s governing body
is run by ”dinosaurs.”
The Argentine was in Dubai on Saturday to sign a two-year
contract to coach the local Dubai Al Wasl club.
Maradona said FIFA had been badly run over the years and
attacked the re-relection of President Sepp Blatter ”who has never
kicked a football.” Maradona said an ex-soccer player should be in
charge but did not suggest anyone.
Maradona hasn’t coached since leading his country to the 2010
World Cup quarterfinals. His contract was not renewed after the
The Dubai club has not provided any details of the contract, and
Maradona denied reports he is being paid $10 million.