Diego Maradona named chairman of Belarusian football club
PR dla Zagranicy
Argentinian legend Diego Maradona has been named as the chairman of a football club in Belarus, according to reports.
The former footballer, widely recognised as one of the sport’s all-time greats, has signed a three-year contract to become chairman of the top-division Belarusian side Dynamo Brest, Poland's wpolityce.pl news website reported on Wednesday.
The job begins after the summer’s World Cup in Russia, wpolityce.pl said.
Maradona, who led Argentina to win the 1986 World Cup, previously worked in the United Arab Emirates as coach of second-division club Al-Fujairah.
The Belarusian club has shared the news on its official Twitter account.