On November 25, 2020, we mourned the death of Diego Armando Maradona. The idol of this world left us and he became a legend. We all knew this day was coming, but the 10th made us believe that it would never happen. Because he knew how to dribble death on more than one occasion; because it got us used to overcoming their crises and being radiant again; because he managed to make us believe that he was immortal and because it was too early to see him go.
- Director of Boca Juniors
In June 2005, Mauricio Macri elected Diego to be the vice president of the Boca Juniors Commission. "We agreed so that he occupies a position where he can decide", said Pelusa after confirming this news.
In 2018, the Argentine star became President of one of the most popular clubs in Belarus called Dinamo Brest. On his arrival, he kissed the ground and greeted all the fans; precise moment, where the love of the fans was won. The Best. Even today he continues with this position at Transfermarkt.
In February 2017, Maradona was appointed as FIFA Ambassador. "Finally, I can fulfill one of my dreams, to work for a clean and transparent football," said No. 10 in his inauguration. But in 2020 he resigned due to a distribution of money that they made among the directors, according to he accused. It was not a position for the one born in Villa Fiorito.
- Head Coach
The position where Pelusa felt best after his retirement was that of coach. He started in Mandiyú, went through Racing and ended up in Gimnasia de La Plata: he managed to direct 6 different clubs, having as greatest satisfaction having commanded the Argentine National Team in the 2010 World Cup. Unforgettable belly skating on the Monumental lawn for the goal scored by Martín Palermo. The other teams he led were Racing, Al-Wasl from Dubai, Al Fujairah from United Arab Emirates and Dorados from Sinaloa.