Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona

Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona, In the history of the world cup, we will never stop remembering the legend of soccer in the world, Diego Maradona, in the event he did in 1986, in a very difficult match between England and Argentina.

The reason why many books and football history lovers remember this year with Maradona is the incident of scoring a goal with his hand and hailed it as the best goal of all time and called it ‘The God Hand’.

The match was a quarter-final match between England and Argentina, both teams were decorated with big names including the legendary Maradona and the game ended with Argentina winning 2-1 against England.

The only goal that made a difference was Diego scoring the second goal with his hand, unfortunately the referee failed to know that the goal was mistakenly scored by Maradona and he decided that it was a goal, until Maradona confirmed that he really scored the goal with his hand.

Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona
Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona

Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona

But he said it was his hand God saying “a little with the head of Maradona, and a little with the hand of God”. He was heard saying Diego Maradona later he considered the goal to be “symbolic revenge” for the United Kingdom’s victory over Argentina in the Falklands War four years earlier.

Six minutes into the second half of the game, Maradona took the ball out of the box with his left leg and passed it to teammate Jorge Valdano. Valdano tried to take on several English defenders, but the ball was intercepted and thrown back and forth and kicked towards England’s goal by English midfielder Steve Hodge.

Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona
Historia ya Goli la Mkono la Diego Maradona

The situation of the goal was complicated considering its production because it is said that even Maradona was offside but the truth is that the ball was hit by the opponent before Diego scored that goal. What made the referee not to be aggressive with the goal was after Maradona Kuaza cheered loudly and convinced the referee that it was a legitimate goal.

Tunisian referee Ali Bennaceur gave the goal, but after the English players’ protests he sought the advice of his second linesman who confirmed the goal.

Later, Mexican photographer Alejandro Ojeda Carbajal immortalized this moment in a photograph in which Maradona can be seen hitting the ball with his hand.

And when Maradona was interviewed he was a visionary and said clearly ‘Now I can say what I couldn’t at that moment, what I defined at that time as The Hand of God. What hand of God? It was the hand of Diego!

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