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Maradona monument proposed

Updated: July 6, 2010, 6:01 PM ET
Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- An Argentine legislator has proposed building a monument to honor Diego Maradona, whose future as coach of the national soccer team has been uncertain since it was eliminated in the World Cup quarterfinals by Germany.

Juan Cabandie, a member of the lower house of the Argentine congress, sponsored a bill Tuesday to honor Maradona "as an icon of popular Argentine culture."

One of Maradona's assistant coaches has publicly urged him to stay in the job after the ...

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