Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Morales has claimed that legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona will contest as a candidate for FIFA Presidency to replace outgoing President Sepp Blatter. Diego Maradona has always remained one of the biggest critics of the current FIFA president Sepp Blatter and publicly criticised him for various reasons in the past. Sepp Blatter who was re-elected as the president of football’s highest governing body had decided to step down within a few days in the context of FIFA’s corruption scandal which was exposed last month. The election to appoint a new President is due to happen between December 2015 and March 2016. If the legendary footballer actually decides to stand as a possible presidency candidate, he will join another iconic footballer from Brazil, Zico, who is also likely to stand as a candidate in the elections. Victor Hugo Morales confirmed the news via his twitter account. He tweeted “I called Diego Maradona to see how was their […]

Gonzalo Higuain has claimed that he is happy at Napoli and eager to win titles with them just like club legend Diego Maradona did. The 27-year-old has already scored 17 goals so far this season helping his side into the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia as well as the knockout stages of the Europa League. Napoli won the Italian Super Cup at the expense of Juventus at the back end of last year in a match in which Higuain netted a brace before his side prevailed in a penalty shootout, and he is gunning for further glory with the Partenopei similar to what his compatriot Maradona achieved. Speaking during Rai Sport’s show Dribbling, he said, “We are in a good run of form at the moment and to continue like this, we cannot rest on our laurels.” “We are all working hard and have improved off late. We have already won the Supercoppa Italiana and are still in the running for three other […]