One of the best games in football history

One of the best games in football history
East France-Germany of the World Cup 1982 it's one of the best matches ever. PHOTO: Google

The 8 July 1982 before some 70000 fans at Sánchez Pizjuán (currently with a capacity of around 44000), you could see one of the best football games in history. France and Germany wanted to reach the final. In which the Italy of Paolo Rossi, which had managed to beat Poland by two goals to zero.

That France-Germany of the World Cup 1982 in Spain, one of the best matches ever

The game started and already in the seventeenth minute Littbarski Cologne's offensive midfielder put the first goal on the scoreboard. France did not sit idly by and the three-time winner of the Golden Ball Platini transformed a penalty to put the tie to one.

Regulation time ended with a 1-1 draw and one of the wildest overtimes of all time began. After two minutes Treasure at that time player of the Girondins Bordeaux was ahead of the French, but it's that six minutes later Giresse put one to three. Those of Michel Hidalgo already saw the end in Santiago Bernabéu.

But nevertheless, the Germans drew their claw and managed to draw quickly. Rummenigge shortened distances in the 102 and later Fischer tied at three in the minute 108. Finally, the pass to the final was going to be decided from the penalty spot.

Match not suitable for the faint of heart, the Germans wanted their third World Cup while the Gauls wanted to make history and get into their first World Cup final. The germans knew put up with better the pressure and they got the victory by 5-4.

The World Cup ended with France losing to Poland in third and fourth place while the Italians beat the Germans by three goals to one in the final.. Match that will be recorded in the retina of the fans of this sport and that left all the spectators speechless. As I later say Michael Platini “I'm still waiting to play that final.

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