Barcelona Vs Athletic Bilbao: A notorious foul on Maradona

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All spanish league followers are eagerly waiting for the madrid derby, an equally contested fight after a long 13 years according to pundits. Lets keep a close eye for that. But in the spanish city of Barcelona, Fc barcelona is hosting Athletic Bilbao. Two clubs representing Catalan and Basque region.

Carlos Menotti,  World cup winning Argentine coach and coach of Barcelona once claimed, had Goikoetxea (butcher of Bilbao) of bilbao not hacked Maradona, they would have won league title that year, because he had two best attacking players at his disposal at that time in form of Maradona and Schuster. Medical staff had to take Maradona directly to hospital from the ground for treatment. Goikoetxea later claimed that the boot he used to destroy Maradona’s ankle ligament is kept in his home in a glass case. After effects of foul felt in Copa Del Rey final between them in same year when a mass brawl erupted at final whistle when Bilbao and Fc Barcelona played each other.

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