Diego Maradona’s Reign as Argentina Coach is Over

maradonas-reign-come-to-an-end-as-argentina-coachDiego Maradona has removed his career as Argentina’s soccer coach on Tuesday, when the Argentine country’s soccer or football association decided against renewing his contract because he was not prepared to accept changes to his staff.

According to the governing body that the Argentine Football Association’s executive committee “unanimously resolved” not to renew the deal after AFA President Julio Grondona relayed details of his meeting with Maradona a day earlier.

The Argentina football federation had offered Maradona a four-year contract to continue through the “2014 FIFA World Cup”. Grondona and Maradona held a showdown talking on Monday. When the details of the talks had been revealed to the AFA board, they had to decided not to renew Maradona’s contract.Diego Maradona had been removed as Argentina’s soccer coach Tuesday and his stay is ending after nearly two years on the job and a humiliating loss in the World Cup quarterfinals.

The 1986’s World Cup where Diego Maradona captained Argentina and led them to their victory over West Germany in the final, winning the Golden Ball award as the tournament’s best player. Although he had little previous managerial experience, he became the head of the coach of Argentina national team in November 2008.

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