Diego Maradona: famous ‘Hand of God’ football from World Cup win over England in 1986 to be sold at auction
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Bidding for the football is set to be fierce, with it carrying an estimated value of just under £3 million.
The football is being auctioned by Ali Bin Nasser, who, coincidentally, was the referee who allowed Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal to stand.
Four minutes later, Maradona scored against England again, running from his own half and beating several defenders in the process. The goal has since been described as the ‘goal of the century’ and the game ultimately finished 2-1 to Argentina.
The ball that is being auctioned off was used for the full duration of the game between England and Argentina.
Anyone interested in buying for the ball can submit a bid from October 28. The auction will then be held on November 16.
As well as the football, the same shirt that Maradona wore during the Quarter Final against England was auctioned off earlier in the year for £7.1 million.