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Buenos Aires, EFE. Argentina celebrates today Football player’s dayIn honor of the memory of his “twentieth century goal” Diego Maradona To England, in the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, which the two teams won.
On June 22, 1986, 36 years ago, Maradona scored the “goal of the twentieth century” and the goal with the “hand of God” that Argentina beat the British national team 2-1.
After that encounter, Argentina became world champions, defeating Belgium in the semi-finals 2-0 and West Germany in the final 3-2.
In honor of the second goal, the Argentine Football Association (FAA), with the support of the Argentine Football Association, requested to change the “Footballer’s Day”, which was celebrated on May 14, with a goal by Ernesto Grillo, against also. To the England national team, in 1953, on June 22.
“It was a true masterpiece that will remain indelible in the retina of those football enthusiasts, executed by a genius, a cosmic kite, just as journalist Victor Hugo Morales immortalized it in his story he remembers. This unforgettable goal was chosen as the best goal in the history of the World Cup or a goal century by FIFA.FAA argued.
AFC President Claudio wrote, “After 36 years of the best artwork in history, happy Argentine footballer’s day to those who defend the jersey and make us suffer and rejoice every weekend.” Czech Tapia, on his Twitter account.
The Professional Football League also celebrated the date with a message on its social networks dedicated to Maradona, who died on November 25, 2020, at the age of 60.
“We miss you every day, but you left us working like this, which immortalized the day of the Argentine footballer. Thank you, Eternal Diego,” the text says.