That fight in the final of the Copa de 1984

That fight in the final of the Copa de 1984
Maradona sought revenge in Cup final 1984 and the thing ended well. PHOTO: RTVE capture

The fight for the Cup final 84 made that title go down in history due to the spectacular row experienced at the end of the match. What happened at the Santiago Bernabeu this summer afternoon 1984 It began a year earlier. Maradona had become a danger to defenders because of their extreme skill. All the teams made special markings to a player who seemed to come from another planet.

But nevertheless, the Athletic Bilbao player, Andoni Goikoetxea He went beyond the limit on the fourth day of the league and made a hard tackle on the Argentine midfielder who fractured his left ankle and kept him out for several months. Something that, far from being forgotten, remained latent until it exploded many months later..

Goiko's injury to Maradona, a pending account of the fluff that was claimed in the final of the Copa del 84

With this background, the Cup final 84 supposed reunion of the two protagonists after injury, and above a game title. How could it be less, The match was marked by terrible tension with constant brawling that reached its peak when the referee signaled the end of the match.. Maradona, Without thinking twice, he kicked Miguel Angel Alone, I broke out in a pitched battle with players, technicians and other components involved both templates in a huge fight. The result was the penalty for several players 3 months without playing. Among them, the great Maradona.

In the Cup final of the 84 he assembled a spectacular thong
In the Cup final 1984 By the way, Athletic's striker was Pichichi and Barcelona's goalkeeper. PHOTO: capture Youtube

The match, ended with victory for Athletic by 1 goal to 0 in what was their last title in many years but the game, ended up marked for history by the embarrassing and embarrassing situation that occurred after the game and that could have been worse.

The video with images of the game speaks for itself

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

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