Paolo Maldini is a top candidate for Al Ittihad job as new director. Italian football legend Paolo Maldini has recently found himself in the spotlight as the leading contender for the director position at Al Ittihad, a revelation exclusively brought to light last month by renowned sports journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Maldini, a revered figure in the football world, boasts a career both as a player and in his other role in football management. Widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders of all time, Maldini spent his entire playing career with AC Milan, having an impressive count of trophies, including seven Serie A titles and five UEFA Champions League titles.
Following his retirement from professional football in 2009, Maldini transitioned into a managerial role, sharing his wealth of experience and deep understanding of the sport. His knowledge for the game and leadership qualities quickly became evident, making him an attractive prospect for various roles within football administration.