The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from 31 May to 29 June 1986. The tournament was the second to feature a 24-team format. With European nations not allowed to host after the previous World Cup in Spain, Colombia had been originally chosen to host the competition by FIFA but, largely due to economic reasons, was not able to do so and officially resigned in 1982. Mexico was selected as the new host in May 1983, thus becoming the first country to host the World Cu
- 132 (2.54 per match)
- 24 (from 5 confederations)
The 1986 FIFA World Cup Final was the final and deciding game of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, held in Mexico. The match was held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on 29 June 1986 and had an attendance of 114,600. It was contested by Argentina and West Germany. Argentina won the match 3–2 in normal time.
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From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1986 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Mexico in 1986. 24 national teams took part. Argentina won the trophy after beating Germany in the final. Diego Maradona was the best player of the tournament.
- 31 May – 29 June
- 24 (from 5 confederations)
- 12 (in 9 host cities)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Below are the squads for the 1986 FIFA World Cup final tournament in Mexico.
1986 FIFA World Cup Knockout Stage of 1986 FIFA World Cup Qualified teams. The top two placed teams from each of the six groups, plus the four best-placed third teams ...
Listed below are the dates and results for the 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the European zone. For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification. UEFA was allocated thirteen qualifying berths for the 1986 FIFA World Cup, and one place in a play-off, however Italy were the defending champions and qualified automatically, leaving 12.5 spots open for competition between 32 teams. Europe's automatic qualifying berths were taken by Poland,
Group A of the 1986 FIFA World Cup was one of six groups of national teams competing at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. The group's first round of matches began on 31 May and its last matches were played on 10 June. Most matches were played at the Estadio Olímpico Universitario in Mexico City or at the Estadio Cuauhtémoc in Puebla.
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The Brazil national football team participated in the 1986 FIFA World Cup, and in doing so maintained their record of being the only team to enter every World Cup Finals. Brazil played until the Quarter Finals, where they were defeated by France on penalties.
The 1986 Hockey World Cup was the sixth Hockey World Cup men's field hockey tournament. It was held in London, England. The competition was won by Australia, who defeated host nation England 2–1 in the final. West Germany finished third after defeating the Soviet Union. England, as hosts - and also as Olympic bronze medallists - were viewed as having quite a tough group, containing Olympic champions Pakistan, and a highly fancied Dutch side, with the Soviet Union seen as potential dark ...
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