Maradona to work as commentator in 2014 FIFA World Cup

ANI| Updated: Feb 25, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

Johannesburg: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will reportedly work as a commentator during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Maradona, who previously did television work at the World Cups of 1994 and 2006, has been roped in a South American television channel teleSUR to add his voice at the tournament, which will start on June 12.

According to Sport24, expressing delight, Maradona said that he has signed the most the most exciting contract of his career, adding that combining football with politics is what he likes most.

Maradona will work together with Victor Hugo Morales, one of the most well known sport journalists in South America, the report added.