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Maradona slaughters Blatter and FIFA family

Argentine legend Diego Maradona says he'll never join the 'FIFA family'.

Sepp Blatter was re-elected unopposed for a fourth term as FIFA president this week, with rival candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam having been suspended pending a full inquiry into allegations of bribery prior to the vote, along with FIFA vice-president Jack Warner.

Maradona, speaking at a press conference to mark his arrival as coach at Dubai club Al Wasl, said: "I have been asked to join the FIFA family. I say to them; what family? I do not deal with corrupt people.

"Every day, there is corruption, match-fixing scandals. This is not football. We are not talking about football here. This is not something that people who watch football deserve.

"Unfortunately in FIFA, we have a museum, a big museum. They are dinosaurs who don't want to give up power.

"This Blatter being re-elected, that is not something unique. People like us know what is going on.

"(FIFA executives) are going to look after themselves, look after their backs," he added.

"They will stay until they are 105 and 110, and football unfortunately will be the same."

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