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Top 5 football legends who failed as coaches

Top 5 football legends who failed as coaches
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1. Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona
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For many long-time football fans, Diego Maradona is one of the greatest players of all-time – if not the best.

The football legend possessed many extraordinary talents, with his close control and dribbling skills being among his most acclaimed abilities. Few could match him to even this day.

Leading Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986 obviously made him an icon in his homeland.

But helping the lowly Napoli win two Serie A titles in an era dominated by AC Milan was, perhaps, his greatest feat.

Sadly, off-field issues became a problem and spoilt Maradona’s career.

After retiring in the 1997/98 season, Maradona returned to football 10 years later to coach the Argentinian national team.

But a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Germany in the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals finished him. He’s never recovered despite further management spells in Dubai, Mexico and Argentina.

Diego currently coaches Gimnasia de La Plata. He’s recorded one win and four defeats in five games so far.