Maradona’s finger to Fifa
SOCCER legend and Argentine coach Diego Maradona is planning to ignore a two-month Fifa ban and travel to Cape Town for next week’s World Cup draw.
The bad boy of the sport is also in talks with a number of TV companies to broadcast the results live to Argentina next Friday in what would be his ultimate act of defiance.
The Weekend Argus understands that all that’s stopping him at this stage of the game is agreeing on the right price.
Maradona’s fall-back option came to light this week when Fifa chiefs said they would not drop the ban imposed for his lewd outburst during Argentina’s World Cup qualifying game against Uruguay last month.
Under the ban, which came into effect on November 15th, Maradona cannot partake in any “football related activity”, and is not allowed to attend the draw on Friday when it will
STILL DEFIANT: Diego Maradona