From Mario Kempes to Zico, the competition showcased some of the game's greatest players in what was one of the most competitive finals of all time.
Goal is continuing to countdown of greatest moments in modern World Cup history and readers are invited to view the highlights and then vote for their favourite clips from the last 10 World Cups.
Your votes will be counted for each tournament every day with the poll winners becoming the focus for in-depth articles and debates published in March.
Our experts have nominated five of the most memorable games, goals and highlights from the 1978 tournament.
Take a look at One Stadium - the football destination for official FifaWorld Cup partner Sony - which hosts archive footage from every modern finals.
Click here to view the 1978 video and vote in the poll below.