This Maradona takedown of Peter Shilton is also a little genius

Tributes have been paid all around the world to one of the greatest footballers ever, Diego Maradona.

It was only to be expected that many newspapers chose his infamous ‘hand of God’ moment from the 1986 World Cup in Mexico as their front page picture.

And the injustice of it all still burns for the then England goalie, Peter Shilton,

(via @TimGatt)

We mention this because of what Maradona had to say about Shilton, highlighted by @BeardedGenius over on Twitter.

And here it is in close-up.

And just in case you were wondering.

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Love this anecdote about ex-England goalie Peter Shilton’s useless motivational speech

Source @BeardedGenius