1986 FIFA World Cup Final

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The 1986 FIFA World Cup Final was the final and deciding game of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, held in Mexico.wikipedia
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1986 FIFA World Cup

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The 1986 FIFA World Cup Final was the final and deciding game of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, held in Mexico.
Argentina beat West Germany 3–2 in the final at Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.

Estadio Azteca

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The match was held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on 29 June 1986 and had an attendance of 114,600.
Regarded as one of the most famous and iconic football stadiums in the world, it is the first to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals; in the 1970 World Cup Final, Brazil defeated Italy 4–1, and in the 1986 World Cup Final, Argentina defeated West Germany 3–2.

Argentina v England (1986 FIFA World Cup)

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Argentina won the game 2–1 and went on to win the 1986 World Cup with a victory over West Germany in the final match.

Rudi Völler

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West Germany then equalised in the 80th minute, with Rudi Völler scoring with a header from close range to seemingly salvage the game.
He also scored an equalizing goal to make it 2–2 in the 81st minute of the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final vs Argentina, but it ended up with a 3-2 victory for Argentina.

José Luis Brown

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José Luis Brown opened the scoring for Argentina in the 23rd minute with a header after a free-kick from the right and it stayed at 1–0 until half-time.
Nicknamed Tata, Brown represented the Argentine national team at the 1986 World Cup and three Copa América tournaments, winning the former and scoring in the final.

Diego Maradona

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Although Diego Maradona was heavily marked by Lothar Matthäus the entire game, his superb pass to Jorge Burruchaga in the 84th minute allowed Argentina to regain the lead at 3–2 when he slid the ball past the advancing goalkeeper from the right and into the corner of the net.
Maradona played in four FIFA World Cups, including the 1986 World Cup in Mexico where he captained Argentina and led them to victory over West Germany in the final, and won the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player.

Jorge Valdano

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10 minutes into the second half, Jorge Valdano doubled Argentina's lead with a low side foot finish after cutting in from the left past the advancing goalkeeper.
He is currently working as a commentator for BeIN Sports (Spain).He had a major influence in Argentina's 1986 World Cup triumph, including a goal in the final, the Real Madrid striker scored a total of 4 goals in the 1986 World Cup, and played a major role in Argentina's 1986 World Cup victory.

Mexico national football team

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The stadium hosted the FIFA World Cup Final in 1970 and 1986.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

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Karl-Heinz Rummenigge pulled a goal back in the 74th minute from close range for West Germany, his first goal in the tournament.
Altogether, between 1976 and 1986, Rummenigge amassed 95 caps and scored 45 goals for West Germany, including one in extra-time in the 1982 World Cup semi-final victory over France, and one in the losing 1986 World Cup final match against Argentina.

Lothar Matthäus

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Although Diego Maradona was heavily marked by Lothar Matthäus the entire game, his superb pass to Jorge Burruchaga in the 84th minute allowed Argentina to regain the lead at 3–2 when he slid the ball past the advancing goalkeeper from the right and into the corner of the net.
Maradona did not score in the final, but his pass to a teammate with six minutes left in regulation time set up the winning goal for Argentina, and West Germany lost their second consecutive World Cup final, this time 3–2.

Argentina national football team

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It was contested by Argentina and West Germany.
Argentina have played Germany in seven FIFA World Cup matches including three FIFA World Cup finals: In 1986 Argentina won 3–2, but in 1990 it was the Germans who were the victors by a 1–0 scoreline.

Jorge Burruchaga

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Although Diego Maradona was heavily marked by Lothar Matthäus the entire game, his superb pass to Jorge Burruchaga in the 84th minute allowed Argentina to regain the lead at 3–2 when he slid the ball past the advancing goalkeeper from the right and into the corner of the net.
Burruchaga was part of the team that won the 1986 FIFA World Cup, scoring two goals, including the goal that gave Argentina the 3–2 victory against West Germany in the final match.

2010 FIFA World Cup Final

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Six yellow cards were issued in this match, which was a record number until the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final.
With fourteen yellow cards in the final (one red card to John Heitinga – twice yellow), he easily broke the previous record of six for most cards in a World Cup final, set in 1986.

Andreas Brehme

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Brehme won a runners-up medal at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, as Germany lost the final to Argentina, yet he won the World Cup in 1990 against the same opponents, later being named to the competition's All-star team.

1990 FIFA World Cup

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Four years after Argentina's victory over West Germany, both teams met again on the final of the subsequent World Cup, with West Germany winning the match 1–0 via a penalty kick.
They beat Argentina 1–0 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, a rematch of the previous final four years earlier.

1990 FIFA World Cup Final

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Four years after Argentina's victory over West Germany, both teams met again on the final of the subsequent World Cup, with West Germany winning the match 1–0 via a penalty kick.
This was the first-ever rematch of a final and, to date, the only back-to-back rematch, as Argentina defeated West Germany in the previous final. Argentina became both the first team to fail to score in a World Cup final, and the first defending champion to reach the final and lose.

2014 FIFA World Cup Final

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Argentina and Germany met again in the 2014 final for a record-breaking third time in which Germany won their fourth championship.
The match was the third final between the two countries, a World Cup record, after their 1986 and 1990 matches, and billed as the world's best player (Lionel Messi) versus the world's best team (Germany).

Dieter Hoeneß

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However, after a solid season with Bayern – 15 league goals, winning the double – the veteran was picked for the squad that took part in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, where he played twice for the eventual runners-up; one of those appearances came in the final against Argentina, where he replaced Felix Magath at the hour-mark, obtaining the distinction of being the oldest player on the field, at 33 years and 173 days.

Romualdo Arppi Filho

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He is mostly known for supervising three matches in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, including the 1986 FIFA World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

Mexico

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The 1986 FIFA World Cup Final was the final and deciding game of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, held in Mexico.

Mexico City

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The match was held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on 29 June 1986 and had an attendance of 114,600.

Italy national football team

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This marked the first time two World Cup finalists met twice, a record shared with Brazil and Italy, the latter two having met in the 1970 and 1994 World Cup finals.