Maradona to run for FIFA pres­i­dency

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Ar­gen­tine soc­cer great Diego Maradona has de­cided to stand as a can­di­date for the FIFA pres­i­dency to re­place Sepp Blat­ter, Uruguayan jour­nal­ist and au­thor Vic­tor Hugo Mo­rales has said.

Mo­rales said Maradona had told him of his in­ten­tion when he called the for­mer coach of the Ar­gentina na­tional team to check on the con­di­tion of his sick fa­ther be­fore dy­ing a few days later.

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