Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Alejandro Sabella plans to step down as coach of the Argentine national team following the squad's Fifa World Cup final against Germany on Sunday. (Complete FIFA World Cup coverage)
"I am sure that Alejandro is not going to continue with the national team. He dreamed of this his whole life, he sought it and he worked for it. But he has given Argentina everything he had to give," Eugenio Lopez, Sabella's agent said on Friday, reports Efe. (Also read:'No two popes' for World Cup final, says Vatican)
Sabella has said many times that the job of coaching the national team is very demanding, suggesting once that nobody should remain in the position for an extended period.