Now with double the insight!
24 June 2017 10:43 (South Africa)

Argentine soccer team decline to meet Kirchner

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

In an uncharacteristic display of modesty, Argentine coach Diego Maradona and his players declined an invitation to a presidential reception because they felt "unworthy". President Cristina Kirchner said: "The players refused because they felt they did not deserve such an accolade." However, she disagrees with their assessment, and the invitation is open-ended Read more: MSN

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Get overnight news and latest Daily Maverick articles






Do Not Miss