The former Al Wasl coach has spoken of his disillusionment with the game following the dismissal and swift replacement of Matias Almeyda by River Plate.

"After how disgusted I was with the way they fired 'Pelado' Almeyda and by Sunday they had Ramon Diaz, I no longer want to work in soccer," he told Radio Nacional.

"To present the new coach in three days, it disgusts me. I don't want to do it again."

Maradona, a former Boca Juniors favourite, refused to be drawn on the subject of Juan Roman Riquelme's future with the club, stressing the player's need to find a new team while he still has the ability to play football.

"What happened between Riquelme, (coach Carlos) Bianchi and (president Daniel) Angelici is their problem. What I think is that he has to play again. I don't think for Boca, but he has to return to play."