Well known footballer and world cup winning captain of Argentinais appointed as an honorary ambassador for sports by Dubai. As this he will attend all the conferences and seminars all around the world and on behalf of his experience he will give suggestions for betterment of sports and image about emirates internally or worldwide. He is appointed for a year.
After signing the contract He spoke to media and said that After extreme success in hosting international events now Dubai has got a unique place on the globe. I hope that successes gained in managing sports events will be strength for local players and after getting courage they will make their own place internationally and as a player make Emirates famous worldwide. Remember that Maradona was also coach of Emirates Alwasal football club.