The retired Argentine professional footballer,Diego Maradona, has been spotted at each Argentina world cup match so far in Russia – and is getting paid for the benefit, as indicated by reports.
The 1986 World Cup champion has been a blend of satisfaction and insane shenanigans in the stands amid the match, including making a racist gesture to a group of South Korean fans.
Be that as it may, Fifa are spending £10,000 per match to have the Argentine legend in participation, coming as a component of president Gianni Infantino’s legends scheme, Daily Mail reports.
The previous UEFA general secretary needs no less than one ormer superstar from each nation at the World Cup to provide an ambassadorial role in their country’s games.
The idea is to blend the past and the present, trusting a lot of presentation warrants their compensation checks, while costs are paid for travel and accommodation.
Furthermore, Maradona is unquestionably meeting his portion, happening to figure ofhilarity and controversy.
It didn’t take yearn for the previous Napoli and Barcelona forward to stand out as truly newsworthy, smoking a stogie amid Argentina’s first match against Iceland, in spite of it being a ‘without tobacco World Cup’.
In a similar game Maradona was spotted extending his eyes to the side in a racial motion to some South Korean fans, who had just gotten out his name ‘Diego’.
In the last match, he was seen swearing at the group after Marcos Rojo scored the winning goal against Nigeria that sent Argentina through to the knockout stages.
That was trailed by him being done and hurried rushed to hospital after reportedly going on a wine binge.