Even after a defeat of his team in the UAE, coach Diego Maradona has created controversy. And once again his target was Pele Argentine quipped a recent statement by the Brazilian, who said he was born “to football as Beethoven was born for music.”
Maradona was defeated 1-0 in the match against Al Alhi by Etisalat Cup. Now, the team ranked, featuring the Brazilian Grafite, will face Al-Shabab, the fellow Brazilian Paulo Bonamigo. In the national championship UAE Maradona’s team is in fifth place.
The match between Al Wasl and Al Alhi still had another controversy: after the final whistle, the goalkeeper Majed Nasser, Maradona’s team, beat the opposing team’s coach, the Spaniard Quique Flores. On this, Maradona played down the issue and said that his player has apologized for the act.