days, players | Mario Kempes
The 1978 FIFA World Cup brought a first title for hosts AFA - Selección Argentina. The star of the tournament was Mario Kempes, whose six goals – including two in the Final – saw him earn the adidas Golden Boot as the competition’s top scorer.
“I hope we get something against them and he’s going to play, so it’s going to be something good, a memory to play against Messi. He’s one of my idols so I look up to him. He’s so many people’s idol in the world so he’s a player you like to play with, to learn something, of course, so I will be happy to play against him. Of course, after 90 minutes, we’ll see what happens and hopefully we’ll get something.”
️Nigeria Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho on facing Leo Messi & Argentina at the World Cup
Quote via Leicester City Football Club TV
Nicknamed “Der Terrier” for always fighting for every ball as if it were his last, the Germany Football Team - Die Mannschaft defender famously marked, and subdued, Johan Cruyff, in the final of the 1974 FIFA World Cup.
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