Maradona’s “Hand of God”


Soccer legend Diego Maradona, who passed on from a heart failure on Wednesday at 60 years old, assumed a significant part in holding onto the 1986 World Cup for Argentina against Britain, which likewise incorporated the notable ‘hand of god’ comment. 


The “hand of God” referred to an objective scored by Maradona during the match between Argentina and Britain on June 22, 1986, in Mexico. Maradona had leaped to head the ball, however, wound up hitting it with his hand and went past the goalkeeper Peter Shilton to provide Argentina with a lead of 1-0 during the match.


The refs had supervised the handball second, and there was no innovation to invert a choice back then. The 1986 World Cup against Britain raised Maradona to the situation with a legend. Maradona made one of the most notorious claims in the realm of sports when English correspondents found out if he had contacted the ball by hand.”A little with the head of Maradona and a little with the hand of God,” Maradona said in a joking manner.


Numerous a very long time after the ‘hand of god’ second, Maradona wanted to “score one more goal against the English, this time with the right hand,” in a discussion with France Football magazine of his 60th birthday celebration in October. Because of his interesting way of playing the game and normal correlations with the famous Brazilian footballer Pele, Maradona was likewise revered as “Pibe de Oro” or “Golden Boy” back in Argentina. 

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