Updated at 10:57,21-08-2019

Diego Maradona gets job in Belarus


Diego Maradona gets job in Belarus
Diego Maradona (right) with a Belarus flag. Фота: Matias Morla's Instagram
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has become the chairman of the board at the Belarusian FC Dynamo Brest. Maradona's agent Matias Morla posted a picture on Instagram posing with the Argentinian and Belarusian flags. He signed the photograph as follows: "Pleased that we have reached a deal with Belarusian club Dynamo (Brest). The appointment of Diego Maradona as the chairman of the board in charge of the vertical in the culb is a new challenge for Diego, as it often happened in his life."

On 14 May, Matias Morla confirmed to Euroradio that a job in Brest was possible and that Diego was very interested.

FC Dynamo Brest's official Twitter account confirms Maradona's appointment. The contract was signed for three years.

"Diego Maradona will deal with the club's strategic development. He will also interact with all departments, including the children's academy. Maradona will begin his duties at the club after the World Cup in Russia," says Dynamo Brest on Twitter.