Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
A new look at Maradona's Goal of the Century
by Mike Woitalla, January 28th, 2014 11:47PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  argentina, golazo, video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] You've no doubt seen Diego Maradona's amazing goal against England at the 1986 World Cup numerous times, but here's a new angle on his run from his own half through the English team for the gamewinner.

In this clip, we get a view from above as Maradona spins, slaloms and jukes his way to the goal in Argentina's 2-1 win.

In regular speed and slow-motion …



Here's the footage we're used to seeing …



4 comments
  1. Jim Murphy
    commented on: January 29, 2014 at 9:24 a.m.
    Still not convinced that it wasn't an own-goal
  1. Chris Allen
    commented on: January 29, 2014 at 10:22 a.m.
    The slow on the new angle looks like he got to it just a fraction before the defender, I think the 'goal of the century' bit is a bit much - No matter the goal that was some sad defending and a nice run up to.
  1. Frank Cardone
    commented on: February 2, 2014 at 9:18 a.m.
    Sorry, his run and this goal are impressive, but it is hardly the "Goal of the Century". Poor defending on the part of the England team made the difference. If the world were a better place the marketing "Powers that Be" would focus more on his shameful "Hand of God" goal and forever label him for what he was and still is: A liar and cheat who, in my opinion, tarnished that World Cup. One more thing: I also think it laughable that some people (certainly Maradona) are comparing his career to that of Pele. Give me a break.
  1. EEE 17
    commented on: February 7, 2014 at 12:35 a.m.
    To the "Negative Nancy's" Frank and Jim: you guys are some got damn haters!!!! You think it's that easy to just juke and dribble past players? In front of 100,000 screaming fans?? DURING A WORLD CUP??? Against your arch rival country that your at war with???? You guys are on crack thinking that this is not the goal of the century!!! It's exactly because of the before mentioned circumstances that THIS IS THE GOAL OF THE CENTURY!!! Maradona was not a "cheat" he just played the game like it's played in the rest of the world, it's the referees job to catch the infractions!!!

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Top U.S. youth star signs with Schalke 04    
FC Dallas, regarded as having MLS's best youth development program, lost out on Weston McKennie, the ...
What They're Saying: Hope Solo    
"Seventeen f****** years, and it's over!" -- Hope Solo, with her reaction to her husband, former ...
Video Pick: Sportsmanship from Barca boys    
After Barcelona U-13s' 1-0 win over Omiya at the World Challenge Cup in Tokyo left the ...
MLS Injury Report: Zardes out for regular season    
The LA Galaxy confirmed that U.S. national team forward Gyasi Zardes will miss the remainder of ...
Klinsmann: 'We have a lot of attacking options'    
Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes, the USA's top two contributors in 2016 with seven goals and ...
USL Rewind: Kickers, FC Cincinnati claim playoff spots    
Two more Eastern Conference teams nailed down postseason berths last weekend. A 1-0 defeat of Orlando ...
MLS Power Rankings: Eastern leaders swap spots    
The FIFA break follows a crazy-busy week in MLS, with 16 league matches - including several ...
MLS: Quakes fire GM John Doyle, San Jose original    
John Doyle, San Jose Earthquakes general manager since the club returned to MLS in 2008, has ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klopp    
"I know nearly all the clubs, but I had no idea where they are. So if ...
NASL Rewind: Cosmos make a statement    
Defending champion New York Cosmos returned to first place with a 6-1 win over the Carolina ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives