Soccer-Tainting 1978 Cup win with dictatorship a disgrace-Menotti (Reuters)

By Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES, June 26 (Reuters) – It was a disgrace to have associated Argentina’s 1978 World Cup-winning players with the military dictatorship of the time, former coach Cesar Luis Menotti has said. “I think this group of players deserved recognition for having achieved glory,” said Menotti at River Plate’s Monumental stadium where he guided Argentina to a 3-1 win over the Netherlands in that final. …

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