Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona has landed an ambassadorial role with football’s world governing body, FIFA.

“Yes, it’s now official. I can finally fulfill one of the dreams of my life, to work for a clean and transparent FIFA, with people who love football.” Maradona said in a post on his official Facebook page

A FIFA spokesperson said: “We are looking for the best way to collaborate with Diego Armando Maradona, ensuring he has a major role in FIFA activities to promote the game across the globe, through his involvement in relevant development projects and the FIFA Legends’ programme.”