It produced perhaps the greatest goal the game has seen.
And it also provided one of the most controversial moments.
Argentina versus England from World Cup 1986 instantly went down in folklore as one of the most thrilling matches the beautiful game has ever seen.
And this week FIFA are offering you the chance to relive it all with the launch of FIFA Rewind – a ground-breaking mobile and social first series, which will bring a selection of the greatest games in World Cup history right up into the 21st century.
Fans have voted for the games they want to re-live from 1982 to 2014 and, after kicking off the series with Italy vs Brazil, this weekend we move on to 1986.
|WORLD CUP||MATCH||DATE OF BROADCAST|
|1986||Argentina vs England||24/03/2018|
|1990||Argentina vs Cameroon||30/03/2018|
|1994||Netherlands vs Brazil||13/04/2018|
|1998||Brazil vs France||20/04/2018|
|2002||Mexico vs USA||27/04/2018|
|2006||Italy vs France||11/05/2018|
|2010||Uruguay vs Ghana||18/05/2018|
|2014||Brazil vs Germany||25/05/2018|
The contests will be given the same level of coverage you’d expect from a modern World Cup blockbuster, complete with pre and post-match analysis published via Goal and FIFA's social media channels throughout the week.
From Diego Maradona and Jorge Valdano to Glenn Hoddle and Gary Lineker, Argentina versus England at the Azteca had it all – quality, thrills, spills, goals and polemics galore.
After crashing out to Brazil four years previously as a young Maradona was shown a red card, Argentina and their talisman returned to the world stage convinced they would claim the World Cup for the second time.
And so they would, as Maradona proved himself unequivocally the greatest player on the planet – scoring two of the most discussed goals in World Cup history.
To watch Argentina versus England from World Cup 1986 tune into the official World Cup Facebook page at 16:00 CET this Saturday. Also don't forget to follow the official World Cup Twitter and Instagram accounts for more exclusive FIFA Rewind content.