Saturday, 11 February 2017

Diego Maradona to get ambassador role with FIFA

Diego Maradona to get ambassador role with FIFA Zurich: Diego Maradona is getting an ambassador's role with FIFA. It wants to ensure(सुनिश्चित)  the Argentina great "has a major role in FIFA's activities to promote the game across the globe," including with its Legends team. The 56-year-old Maradona will be involved in "relevant(अनुरूप)  development projects," FIFA said on Friday.
Maradona announced his new role on Thursday, hailing FIFA as "clean and transparent(पारदर्शक) " under President Gianni Infantino. Maradona feuded (झगड़ा) with former FIFA President Sepp Blatter and long-time Argentina soccer leader Julio Grondona, who was FIFA's senior vice president when he died in 2014. Last month, Maradona played soccer at FIFA headquarters on his first visit since a November 2009 disciplinary (अनुशासनात्मक) hearing over a profane (अपवित्र) post-match rant. Maradona, the Argentina coach at the time, was banned from the 2010 World Cup draw in South Africa.

profane  अपवित्र Definitions of profane
relating or devoted to that which is not sacred or biblical; secular rather than religious.
a talk that tackled topics both sacred and profane
synonyms: secular, lay, nonreligious, temporal, laic
(of a person or their behavior) not respectful of orthodox religious practice; irreverent.
desecration of the temple by profane adolescents
synonyms: irreverent, irreligious, ungodly, godless, unbelieving, impious, disrespectful, sacrilegious
treat (something sacred) with irreverence or disrespect.
it was a serious matter to profane a tomb
synonyms: desecrate, violate, defile, treat sacrilegiously

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