Thursday, November 17, 2022

Roger Milla vs Rene Higuita

World Cup 1990, Colombia faced Cameroon in the round of 16. Cameroonian striker Roger Milla took the chance and got the ball from Colombia's loco goalkeeper Rene Higuita and scored.
Led Cameroon to reach the quarter-finals.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Zidane headbutt Materazzi

World Cup 2006 final which witnessed Italy winning it after beating France in penalties, had one of football's most famous moments "Zidane's headbutt". 

Italy's defender Marco Materazzi said something that provoked France Captain Zinedine Zidane and let Zidane to headbutt Materazzi and therefore he received a red card.

Zidane headbutt Materazzi cartoon

Cristiano Ronaldo reasons of criticizing Manchester United

After a horrible spell with Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo criticized the club, his manager Ten Hag and others for not respecting him during an interview with Pires Morgan.

Ronaldo who is a Manchester United legend also criticized his former teammate Wayne Rooney for talking much about him, calling him not pretty like he is.

Diego Maradona 'The hand of God'

Call it a robbery or call it geniality, but you can't deny it's maybe the most famous goal ever. Argentina captain in 1986 World Cup Diego Maradona scored on England with his hand Argentina's first goal in the game. 

After the game Maradona stated about the goal "a little with the head of Maradona, and a little with the hand of God" and described it as a revenge for the UK victory over Argentina in the Falklands War.

Diego Maradona 'The hand of God' cartoon

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The Rise and Fall of The Italy National Team: Scene 5: Italia '90

Italy hosted the 14th FIFA World Cup in 1990.

Many hopes were on the Azzurri with a skillful generation

(Salvatore Schillaci, Roberto Baggio, Walter Zenga, Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini, Giuseppe Bergomi, Carlo Ancelotti, Roberto Donadoni and Riccardo Ferri)

and their semi final game with World Champion Argentina with Diego Maradona, Claudio Caniggia and Sergio Goycochea.

Written and narrated by: Carlo Garganese
Animation and direction by: Omar Momani