Diego Maradona holds up the World Cup after Argentina defeated West Germany 3-2 in 1986. The soccer legend says he favours the use of video referees, but appreciates the technology didn’t exist in 1986 when he made his famous goal against England using his hand that became known as ‘The Hand of God.’ Photo: AP

If instant replay was around, Diego Maradona admits ‘Hand of God’ goal would not count

Argentinian great accepts that his infamous goal would have been ruled out with video technology

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Diego Maradona holds up the World Cup after Argentina defeated West Germany 3-2 in 1986. The soccer legend says he favours the use of video referees, but appreciates the technology didn’t exist in 1986 when he made his famous goal against England using his hand that became known as ‘The Hand of God.’ Photo: AP
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