Maradona meets Bennaceur years after 1986 World Cup….

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona was in Tunisia at the weekend, where he “had a very emotional reunion” with Ali Bennaceur – the referee who took charge of Argentina’s infamous World Cup quarter-final meeting with England at Mexico 1986. “I had bought him an Argentina shirt, with my dedication ‘for Ali, my friend eternal’,” said Diego. The Tunisian official returned the favour by gifting Maradona a picture from that game in which Maradona┬ápunched the ball past England’s goalkeeper Peter Shilton and give Argentina the lead.

The picture of the incident from the said match…..


Leave a Reply