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Diego Maradona’s first goal for Argentina. v Scotland at Hampden. June 1979


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Argentina team line up before the game.Photo: imago/Colorsport). Posted on Twitter.
 
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Diego Maradona scores Argentina's third goal in their 3-1 victory over Scotland at Hampden in 1979 as team-mates Luque and Houseman look on

Diego Maradona scores Argentina's third goal in their 3-1 victory over Scotland at Hampden in 1979 as team-mates Luque and Houseman look on.

Maradona (far left) salutes the Hampden crowd after Argentina's friendly victory

Maradona (far left) wears a Scotland top and salutes the crowd after the final whistle. Argentina and Maradona received a standing ovation at the end of the game, from memory.

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Hard to believe that he came close to signing for Sheffield United who decided to sign Alex Sabella instead. 

Personally I queued all night to get a ticket for the Man Utd v Barcelona match in 1984 to get a chance to see him play. Ironically he had a very quiet night and United won deservedly.

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