Spain 12 Malta 1, ¿Tongo the hatchet?

Spain 12 Malta 1, ¿Tongo the hatchet?

Spain 12 Malta 1. The best of the best, and best, the higher. Spain made one of the greatest stupidities that are remembered in football history. The selection came to Benito Villamarin with the obligation to win by 11 Malta goals or more if you wanted to qualify for the European Championship in France 84. Everything seemed a pipe dream, Moreover break when the score indicated little 3-1. But nevertheless, a second half theoretically dream, It was culminated with a goal from Lord, who lifted an entire country off the couch night 21 from December to 1983. Even the great Jose Angel House, not known for being a type too visceral, could not avoid getting the euphoria of the moment.

But nevertheless, is not gold that glitters and of course, suspicions that the party was a clear Tongo still very much alive more than thirty years later. I suspect and bulky marker, even more so after a first normal part and passivity of the Maltese players in some actions, They make rigging legend will remain forever. an investigation and opened the goalkeeper Maltese, John Bonello who they say received a number of gifts after the said party. Even in 2006 He made a mockery of his performance that night for a famous brand of Spanish Beer. Fact or tongo, the result was for history. What do you think?.

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982
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