World Cup football stories and jokes – 1986 Mexico

Final: Argentina 3 : 2 West Germany

Classic Games

Argentina 2 : 1 England Belgium 4 : 3 USSR (AET) Average goals per game 2.8

Key PlayersDiego Maradona - Hand of God

No-one ever won a World Cup single-handedly as Diego Maradona did in 1986.  Against England that slalom run from half way through the English team, was probably the best goal of any World Cup. Then we have Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal which deceived the ref and most of the crowd.  Peter Shilton and the camera man seemed the only two to realize that it was hand not head that guided the ball past the goal keeper. There is even an urban myth that Maradona was a ball boy performing 'keep me up' in the 1982 final. Gary Lineker (England) won the golden boot with 6 goals. A variety of good, clean and free football (soccer) jokes.  Funny sportsman's nicknames.  Amusing short stories.  Anecdotes and tales about football.  Will and Guy hope that you share our joy of sporting funnies.

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