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Diego Maradona hired as chairman of Belarusian club Dinamo Brest

  • Diego Maradona will take up new role after conclusion of 2018 World Cup
  • He has signed a three-year deal just weeks after leaving Al Fujairah
  • His contract in UAE was not extended but he will not be out of work for long 

Diego Maradona is leaving the dugout for the director's box.

The former Argentina great announced on Tuesday that he will become chairman of Belarusian club Dinamo Brest.

The 57-year-old Maradona posted a photo of his new contract on his Instagram, with the note: 'Thanks for the confidence and for thinking of me.'

Diego Maradona signs his deal with Belarusian club Dinamo Brest after agreeing terms

Diego Maradona signs his deal with Belarusian club Dinamo Brest after agreeing terms

The Argentine legend poses with the Belarus flag after penning a three-year deal 

The Argentine legend poses with the Belarus flag after penning a three-year deal 

The 1986 World Cup champion recently finished a tenure as coach of the United Arab Emirates' second-division club Al Fujairah. 

His contract was not extended after he failed to reach the country's top league.

Dinamo Brest said on Twitter that Maradona signed a three-year deal, and will take up the role after the World Cup in Russia ends.

 

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