What things happened in the world of football 1986? That year was a year full of events of all kinds. For example, Spain and Portugal entered what is today the European Union, the Cometa Haley made its last appearance in the 20th century, Barcelona was chosen to host the Olympic Games 1992 and the first operation with an artificial heart was carried out in Berlin.
It was also full of bad things like various attacks in various parts of the world, a serious earthquake in El Salvador that ended 1500 people and especially because of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that was about to end the world. But many things also happened in this other world that is that of soccer.
We tell you five things that happened in 1986
The Argentine team got a double in 1986 by winning the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental of 1986. In the Libertadores he beat América de Cali while in the Intercontinental, champion was proclaimed after defeating Steaua of Romanian Bucharest.
2-Bucharest's Steaua defeated Barcelona in Seville in an unusual penalty shootout
Precisely the Steaua Bucharest was the champion of the European Cup of 1986. In the final played in Seville, at the Sanchez Pizjuan, the Romanian team gave the machado after defeating a whole Barcelona in a not-so-normal penalty shoot-out. And is that the Catalan team failed all their penalties.
3-Real Madrid won the League and UEFA, Zaragoza the King's Cup
Real Madrid doubled by winning the League and the UEFA Cup while Zaragoza, he won the Copa del Rey to a Barcelona gafado that year, who lost all the finals he played.
4-Ukrainian Igor Belanov won the Ballon d'Or, one of the most surprising things that happened in the world of football
Football in 1986 it was something else. Because, the Ballon d'Or was won by a player from Dynamo Kiev, the ukrainian, back then soviet, Igor Belanov in an action that would seem impossible today like so many other things that have changed in this sport. Without a doubt one of the things that happened in the world of football 1986 most surprising.
5-Argentina won the World Cup 1986 and Maradona established himself as one of the best in history
From the hand of a stellar Maradona, Argentina, won the soccer World Cup for the second time in its history. It happened in Mexico 1986 and it was also the World Cup in which Butragueño went down in history for scoring four goals against Denmark.