By John Smith • 02 July 2020 • 16:03
THIS year, the President of the Spanish Football, former footballer Luis Rubiales is standing for re-election but will be opposed by another ex-footballer Antonio Torres who played in the minor leagues before becoming a referee.
Whilst it is more than likely that Rubiales will remain in post, there will be an interesting appointment as manager of the Spanish National Team should Torres be elected.
It is widely reported in the Spanish football press that he has come to an arrangement with ‘hand of God’ Argentinian former footballer Diego Maradona that he will be appointed as Spain’s manager if Torres gets his way, so that he will be in charge of the team in the Qatar World Cup Finals.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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