Diego Marathonfoto: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
Former football player and coach Diego Maradona has declared that are ready to lead the national team of Argentina. The words of 57-year-old veteran Reuters reports Brazil.
“Yes, I’d do it for free,” said Maradona, answering the journalists ‘ question about whether he is ready to return to the Argentina national team as a coach.
30 June it was reported that the head coach of the “albiceleste” Jorge Sampaoli will be dismissed after failure at the world Cup. It was noted that the leadership of the Argentine football Federation decided to terminate the cooperation with a specialist during the group stage.
In the match of 1/8 final of the world Cup Latinos met with the French team. Argentina lost to the team of Didier Deschamps with the score 3:4 and was eliminated from the tournament.
On 23 June, the information appeared that Maradona demanded to let him on the training team. He planned to explain to the players what it means to represent his country at the world Cup.
Maradona has led Argentina from 2008 to 2010. At the 2010 world Cup he managed to bring the team to the quarter-finals.
Video, photo All from Russia.