FIFA has opened Maradona investigation

Updated: 22 October 2009 06:42 IST

FIFA has opened an investigation into Argentina coach Diego Maradona's profanity-filled tirade on live television following a WC qualifying win over Uruguay.

FIFA has opened Maradona investigation
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Budapest, Hungary :

FIFA has opened an investigation into Argentina coach Diego Maradona's profanity-filled tirade on live television following a World Cup qualifying win over Uruguay.

FIFA spokesman Nicolas Maingot said on Wednesday: "The disciplinary case has been opened. We have no further details for the moment."

After the win, which earned Argentina a spot at next year's World Cup in South Africa, Maradona directed crude expletives at his media critics. Maradona called it an outburst and said he had nothing to apologize for.

Topics : Football France Mexico South Africa Republic of Ireland Federation Internationale de Football Association
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