OTD in 1986: Argentina led by Maradona beat West Germany 3-2 to win World Cup (video)

OTD in 1986: Argentina led by Maradona beat West Germany 3-2 to win World Cup (video)

On June 29th, 1986 Argentina led by Diego Maradona beat West Germany 3-2 to win the World Cup.

The game was played at the Estadio Azteca, Mexico City with a record of 114,600 fans in attendance.

Argentina went ahead in the 23rd minute through José Luis Brown which they held on going into the halftime break.

Jorge Valdano made it a two-goal advantage for Argentina in the 56th minute.

Germany pulled one back through Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in the 74th minute and scored the equalizer came from a Rudi Völler header in the 83rd minute.

After surrendering a two-goal advantage, Argentina did not give up an scored the winner in the 86th minute through Jorge Burruchaga.

Argentina would hold on to win their second world cup title.

Watch highlights of Argentina’s win against West Germany below

 

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