Maradona set to quit his job

2009-10-07 11:04

SOCCER legend and Argentina coach Diego Maradona is rumoured to

have given an indication that he may quit his managerial job after the remaining

two 2010 World Cup qualifying matches to be played next week against Peru and

Uruguay.

Argentina is in danger of missing out on next year’s spectacle in

South Africa, and most of the blame has been placed on Maradona (48) who has

failed to mold a team out of some of the world’s best players including

Barcelona star player Lionel Messi and Manchester City forward Carlos

Tevez.

Maradona, who captained his country to victory at the 1986 World

Cup in Mexico, said yesterday he planned to talk to Julio Grondona, president of

the Argentine Football Association, regarding his supposed

resignation.


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