Diego Maradona to advise Dubai council

September 2, 2012
By Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Diego Maradona is not done with Dubai.

The Argentine soccer great said Sunday he has signed one-year contract to become a special sports adviser to the Dubai Sports Council. The announcement comes less than two months after Maradona was fired as coach for the Dubai club Al Wasl following the team's eighth-place finish in the 12-team UAE Pro League.

"It is a great honor for me," said the 51-year-old Maradona, appearing in a suit and tie at a press ...

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