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Maradona: they will auction the ball of “the hand of God”

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A few months ago the auction of the blue shirt with which he converted the two goals against England in the Mexico World Cup in 1986.

The ball in question was used in the quarter-final match between Argentina and England. There, Maradona scored 6 minutes into the second half by furtively hitting the ball with his fist, before the departure of English goalkeeper Peter Shilton. The movement was so fast and difficult to see, that Diego then joked that the “Hand of God” had intervened.

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Just four minutes later, after receiving a pass from Héctor Enrique from behind midfield, a unrepeatable slalomdribbling rivals, until doing it with Shilton himself, and converting the second goal.

The ball will be sold by the Tunisian referee ali bin nasserwho led the party and kept the precious object.

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This ball is part of the history of international football; feels like the right time to share it with the world. I hope the buyer is in a position to display it or share it with the public in some other way,” he stated.

The auction will be in charge of the auctioneers Graham Budd and will take place on November 16, 4 days before the start of the World Cup in Qatar.

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Source: Ambito

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