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Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been appointed manager of Mexican second-tier club Dorados de Sinaloa, the club announced on Thursday evening.

The 57-year-old was capped 91 times for his country between 1977 and 1994 and also managed them from 2008 to 2010.

Maradona, whose last club job was with Al-Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates which ended in April, was only in July given the role of President of Belarus side Dinamo Brest, before the Mexico appointment.

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In a short video tweet, the club announced the arrival of the Argentine with the caption, “Diego Armando Maradona is the new Technical Director of the Big Fish.”

In his playing career, Maradona played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona and Napoli among others and is widely regarded as one of the best ever to play the game.

He won the World Cup in 1986, and also coached Argentina in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

 

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