Argentina broke up with failed world Cup coach


Jorge Canaletto: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti

The leadership of the Argentine football Association (AFA) and the main national team coach Jorge Sampaoli has stopped cooperation. The corresponding record appeared in the official Twitter-account of the national team of Argentina.

58-year-old will no longer head the national team of Argentina. AFA and Sampaoli has terminated the contract by mutual consent.

Previously, on 15 July it was reported that the parties came to an agreement on the amount of compensation that should be paid to the Argentine in case of early termination of the contract. It was about the amount of two million dollars.

On 10 July there appeared information that the leadership of the AFA decided not to dismiss Sampaoli. The reason was the reluctance to pay a penalty.

At the world Championships in Russia, the Argentines out of the group from the second place and lost in the 1/8 finals of the French (3:4). After the failure of the national team at the world Cup, Sampaoli over threatened layoffs.

Jorge Sampaoli led the “albiceleste” in June 2017. Greatest success as a coach Sampaoli has made Chile leading the team. With the Chileans, he managed to win the Copa America in 2015.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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