This is the blue Argentina 1986 retro football shirt from COPA Football from the official Maradona collection. The Argentina retro shirt is based on the away shirt worn by Maradona during the World Cup in 1986. The Argentina Maradona retro shirt is predominantly blue in color and is characterized by vertical stripes. On the left chest a special Maradona x Argentina badge with a print of Diego Maradona holding up the World Cup. The retro shirt has the number 10 on the back. Furthermore, the Argentina x Maradona retro football shirt contains a round neck. Material: 100% Polyester.
During the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, Diego Maradona was the captain and star player of the Argentina national football team. Argentina defeated West Germany 3-2 in the 1986 World Cup final. The blue Argentina football shirt from Maradona is best known for the quarterfinals between the Argentines and England. This match was won 2-1 by two goals from Maradona. The first goals were scored by hand and this was not seen by the referee. Maradona said after the game: 'The goal was scored with a little bit of Maradona's head and a little bit of God's hand'. The goal became known as the 'hand of god' goal. The second goal is of a completely different order and Maradona scored across half the field, passing five English players before scoring. Throughout the tournament, Maradona maintained his dominance and was the most dynamic player of the tournament. Diego Maradona played every minute of every game, scoring five goals and providing five assists. Maradona won the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament.