Maradona, Stojkovic and O'Leary at Italia '90 plus an epic surf ride | Classic YouTube

28 June 2018 09:00
This week’s roundup also includes Nigel Benn in his pomp, a massive crash and the Jarrow Arrow doing his thing1) The knockout stage of the World Cup begins this weekend, as good an excuse as any to relive the brilliant 1990 version. Diego Maradona “vaccinates” Brazil, facilitating one of the greatest robberies of all time with one of the greatest assists; Dragan Stojkovic scores two jazzers as Yugoslavia beat Spain; “a nation holds its breath” waiting for David O’Leary’s penalty to give the Republic of Ireland victory over Romania; Toto Schillaci does it again, taking Italy past Uruguay; Tomas Skurahvy bags a hat-trick of headers for Czechoslovakia against Costa Rica; West Germany edge past Netherlands in a battle for the ages; Roger Milla meets René Higuita; and England almost lose to Belgium on penalties. Related: Kicking out at tennis officials, England v Belgium and Jairzinho | Classic YouTube Continue reading. . read full article

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