Diego Maradona stars as Kingmaker on UAE’s ‘The Victorious’, X-Factor style Football Show [Video]

The United Arab Emirates have launched a football show inspired by music shows The X-Factor and Pop Idol, where singers are judged and propelled to stardom.

And none other than Diego Maradona has been chosen as Kingmaker, the head judge responsible for weeding through all of the prospects and choosing The Chosen One, the best among them who will be offered a professional contract.

Watch the Dubai Sports show (in Arabic and Spanish), heavily featuring input from Maradona, on the clip below.