'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job

File image of Diego Maradona

Maradona, now manager of Al Fujairah in the UAE's First Division, was in charge of Argentina at the 2010 World Cup where they were eliminated after a 4-0 thrashing to Germany.

Taking to Instagram after Argentina lost 4-2 to Nigeria in an global friendly, he posted a table showing his record compared to that of current manager Jorge Sampaoli and other previous bosses.

With Lionel Messi absent, Sergio Aguero and Ever Banega supplied the goals that put Argentina two up against Nigeria, only for an Alex Iwobi brace to prove their undoing alongside goals from Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu. A post on his Instagram account on Wednesday night revealed a table of win percentages achieved by Argentina's managers since the 1970s, with the "El Diego" coming on top.

In second place is Gerardo Martino, who appears with 74 percent in 29 games. I am furious because they are throwing away our prestige, but it is not the fault of the lads.

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In any case, Argentina can only be so upset with the current management considering little was at stake on Tuesday with some key players missing, leading to Maradona's plea ahead of the World Cup.

"Who won most??" Maradona wrote.

He was also in action when Argentina came from a goal down to beat Nigeria 2-1 in the group stage of the United States of America 1994 World Cup, having a hand in two of the goals scored by Claudio Caniggia.

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