Argentine legend Diego Maradona might be axed from his role as a paid ambassador for FIFA following his uncouth behavior during Nigeria and Argentinas World cup game
The year old former Argentina national team captain said to earn £10,000 plus expenses for any event he attends in his capacity as a Fifa ambassador
Argentina narrowly qualified for the 2nd round of the ongoing FIFA world cup following a last gasp victory over the hard fighting Super Eagles of Nigeria with the Mexico 86 World Cup winner in the stands supporting his nation
However his antics all through the game particularly towards the end of the game after Argentina scored the winning goal where he was caught on Camera making an obscene gesture towards the pitch
Maradona reacted to Marcos Rojo’s winning goal on Tuesday night with a double one-finger salute before appearing to goad supporters below him.
Now Diego Maradona’s role has come under scrutiny with the governing body confirming they have taken note but did not confirm on whether they would have any impact on his official duties
Fifa rules prohibit discrimination by teams, officials and fans at matches it organizes And it is belived the 2 time world champion will be punished by the Football governing body or possible stripped of his status as an ambassador