Outgoing Argentina coach

'Betrayed' Maradona lashes out at AFA

July 29, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Outgoing Argentina coach Diego Maradona has launched a sensational attack on AFA president Julio Grondona and director of national teams Carlos Bilardo, claiming he was "lied to" and "betrayed" and effectively sacked from the role.

• Maradona leaves post

Maradona left the role on Monday after the AFA board demanded he replace many of his backroom staff if he was to continue as coach until the 2014 World Cup. Maradona claimed that was an ultimatum Grondona knew he ...

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