1986 WORLD CUP FINAL
SPAIN 2 -1 MEXICO
The following is a transcript of the Live Twitter feed from the action, posted in chronological order:
JUNE 29, 1986 Mexico City – Estadio Azteca: It was merely 9 months ago that the earth of this proud nation was torn asunder by an 8.0 quake. Today the country is transfixed by the spectacle about to take place in their capital – a World Cup Final vs. their former oppressor, Spain.
Players fidget and stretch on the pitch, as they are enveloped by uproarious fanfare. The significance of this match is not lost on any one.
Spain’s anthem is grand and bold, but there isn’t a dry eye in the house when Mexico’s anthem is played:
The players have taken to the pitch. Opening kickoff is moments away. Spain will have 1st possession. Millions breathless in anticipation.